Definition of Amifostine

1. Noun. A cytoprotective adjuvant used in cancer chemotherapy. ¹



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Medical Definition of Amifostine

1. 2-((3-aminopropyl)amino)ethanethiol dihydrogen phosphate (ester). A phosphorothioate proposed as a radiation-protective agent. It causes splenic vasodilation and may block autonomic ganglia. Pharmacological action: radiation-protective agents. Chemical name: Ethanethiol, 2-((3-aminopropyl)amino)-, dihydrogen phosphate (ester) (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Amifostine

amidopropionic acid
amidopyrine
amidos
amidoxime
amidoximes
amidoxyl
amidrazone
amidrazones
amids
amidship
amidships
amidst
amie
amies
amifampridine
amifostine (current term)
amiga
amigas
amigo
amigos
amigurumi
amikacin
amikacin sulfate
amikacins
amildar
amildars
amillennialism
amillennialist
amillennialists
amiloride

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