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proteosome

  • noun a form of vaccine that can be administered by an inhaler
    proteosome vaccine.

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isocarboxazid

  • noun a monoamine oxidase inhibitor (trade name Marplan) that is used to treat clinical depression
    Marplan.

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secretase

  • noun a set of enzymes believed to snip pieces off a longer protein producing fragments of amyloid protein that bunch up and create amyloid protein plaques in brain tissue (the pathological hallmark of Alzheimer's)

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celecoxib

  • noun a Cox-2 inhibitor (trade name Celebrex) that relieves pain and inflammation without harming the digestive tract
    Celebrex.

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reuptake

  • noun a process of using up or consuming again
    re-uptake.
    • psychopharmacologists discovered that amine reuptake is a process that inactivates monoamine neurotransmitters

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saquinavir

  • noun a weak protease inhibitor (trade name Invirase) used in treating HIV
    Invirase.

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indinavir

  • noun a protease inhibitor (trade name Crixivan) used for treating HIV
    Crixivan.

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cholinesterase

  • noun an enzyme that hydrolyses acetylcholine (into choline and acetic acid)

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nevirapine

  • noun a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (trade name Viramune) used to treat AIDS and HIV
    Viramune.

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proteinase

  • noun any enzyme that catalyzes the splitting of proteins into smaller peptide fractions and amino acids by a process known as proteolysis
    protease; peptidase; proteolytic enzyme.

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delavirdine

  • noun a non-nucleoside reverse transcriptase inhibitor (trade name Rescriptor) used to treat AIDS and HIV
    Rescriptor.

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protease

  • noun any enzyme that catalyzes the splitting of proteins into smaller peptide fractions and amino acids by a process known as proteolysis
    proteinase; peptidase; proteolytic enzyme.

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phenelzine

  • noun monoamine oxidase inhibitor (trade name Nardil) used to treat clinical depression
    Nardil.

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cyclooxygenase

  • noun either of two related enzymes that control the production of prostaglandins and are blocked by aspirin
    Cox.

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rofecoxib

  • noun a Cox-2 inhibitor (trade name Vioxx) that relieves pain and inflammation without harming the digestive tract; voluntarily withdrawn from the market in 2004
    Vioxx.

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acebutolol

  • noun an oral beta blocker (trade name Sectral) used in treating hypertension
    Sectral.

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reductase

  • noun an enzyme that catalyses the biochemical reduction of some specified substance

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captopril

  • noun a drug (trade name Capoten) that blocks the formation of angiotensin in the kidneys resulting in vasodilation; used in the treatment of hypertension and congestive heart failure
    Capoten.

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omeprazole

  • noun antacid (trade name Prilosec) that suppresses acid secretion in the stomach
    Prilosec.

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amrinone

  • noun a drug (trade name Inocor) used intravenously in heart failure; increases strength of contraction of myocardium
    Inocor.

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anticholinesterase

  • noun a medicine that inhibits cholinesterase by combining with it and so has a cholinergic effect

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potentiate

  • verb increase the effect of or act synergistically with (a drug or a physiological or biochemical phenomenon)
    • potentiate the drug

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oxygenase

  • noun an oxidoreductase that catalyzes the incorporation of molecular oxygen

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fluoxetine

  • noun a selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitor commonly prescribed as an antidepressant (trade names Prozac or Sarafem); it is thought to work by increasing the activity of serotonin in the brain
    fluoxetine hydrocholoride; Prozac; Sarafem.

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peptidase

  • noun any enzyme that catalyzes the splitting of proteins into smaller peptide fractions and amino acids by a process known as proteolysis
    proteinase; protease; proteolytic enzyme.

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enalapril

  • noun an ACE inhibitor (trade name Vasotec) that blocks the formation of angiotensin in the kidney and so results in vasodilation; administered after heart attacks
    Vasotec.

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telomerase

  • noun an enzyme in eukaryotic cells that can add telomeres to the ends of chromosomes after they divide

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nardil

  • noun monoamine oxidase inhibitor (trade name Nardil) used to treat clinical depression
    phenelzine.

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ace

  • noun the smallest whole number or a numeral representing this number
    I; unity; one; 1; single.
    • he has the one but will need a two and three to go with it
    • they had lunch at one
  • noun one of four playing cards in a deck having a single pip on its face

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sildenafil

  • noun virility drug (trade name Viagra) used to treat erectile dysfunction in men
    sildenafil citrate; Viagra.

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thrombin

  • noun an enzyme that acts on fibrinogen in blood causing it to clot

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lovastatin

  • noun an oral drug (trade name Mevacor) to reduce blood cholesterol levels; used when dietary changes have proved inadequate
    Mevacor.

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noncompetitive

  • adjective not involving competition or competitiveness
    • noncompetitive positions
    • noncompetitive interest in games

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ritonavir

  • noun a protease inhibitor (trade name Norvir) used in treating HIV
    Norvir.

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nitrification

  • noun the chemical process in which a nitro group is added to an organic compound (or substituted for another group in an organic compound)
  • noun the oxidation of ammonium compounds in dead organic material into nitrates and nitrites by soil bacteria (making nitrogen available to plants)

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tranylcypromine

  • noun an antidepressant drug that is a monoamine oxidase inhibitor; administered as a sulfate

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elastase

  • noun a pancreatic enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of elastin

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antimycin

  • noun a crystalline antibiotic active against various fungi

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uncompetitive

  • adjective satellite not inclined to compete

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inducer

  • noun an agent capable of activating specific genes
  • noun someone who tries to persuade or induce or lead on
    persuader.

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urease

  • noun an enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of urea into carbon dioxide and ammonia; is present in intestinal bacteria

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sertraline

  • noun a selective-serotonin reuptake inhibitor commonly prescribed as an antidepressant (trade name Zoloft)
    Zoloft.

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transferase

  • noun any of various enzymes that move a chemical group from one compound to another compound

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attenuate

  • verb weaken the consistency of (a chemical substance)
    rarefy.
  • verb become weaker, in strength, value, or magnitude

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angiotensin

  • noun any of several vasoconstrictor substances (trade name Hypertensin) that cause narrowing of blood vessels
    Hypertensin; angiotonin.

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monoamine

  • noun a molecule containing one amine group (especially one that is a neurotransmitter)

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trypsin

  • noun an enzyme of pancreatic origin; catalyzes the hydrolysis of proteins to smaller polypeptide units

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tricyclic

  • noun an antidepressant drug that acts by blocking the reuptake of norepinephrine and serotonin and thus making more of those substances available to act on receptors in the brain
    tricyclic antidepressant drug; tricyclic antidepressant.

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plasmin

  • noun an enzyme that dissolves the fibrin of blood clots
    fibrinolysin.

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inactivate

  • verb release from military service or remove from the active list of military service
    demobilise; demobilize.
  • verb make inactive
    deactivate.
    • they deactivated the file

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prostaglandin

  • noun a potent substance that acts like a hormone and is found in many bodily tissues (and especially in semen); produced in response to trauma and may affect blood pressure and metabolism and smooth muscle activity

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acetaminophen

  • noun an analgesic for mild pain but not for inflammation; also used as an antipyretic; (Datril, Tylenol, Panadol, Phenaphen, Tempra, and Anacin III are trademarks of brands of acetaminophen tablets)
    Anacin III; Datril; Tylenol; Tempra; Panadol; Phenaphen.

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mek

  • noun a terrorist organization formed in the 1960s by children of Iranian merchants; sought to counter the Shah of Iran's pro-western policies of modernization and opposition to communism; following a philosophy that mixes Marxism and Islam it now attacks the Islamic fundamentalists who deposed the Shah
    MKO; Mujahidin-e Khalq Organization; People's Mujahidin of Iran.

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indomethacin

  • noun a nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (trade name Indocin)
    Indocin.

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kinase

  • noun an enzyme that catalyzes the conversion of a proenzyme to an active enzyme

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zidovudine

  • noun an antiviral drug (trade name Retrovir) used in the treatment of AIDS; adverse side effects include liver damage and suppression of the bone marrow
    ZDV; Retrovir; AZT.

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nonselective

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physostigmine

  • noun used in treatment of Alzheimer's disease and glaucoma

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birk

A birch tree. Prov. Eng. "The silver birk." Tennyson.

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antihypertensive

  • noun a drug that reduces high blood pressure
    antihypertensive drug.

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collagenase

  • noun any enzyme that catalyzes the hydrolysis of collagen and gelatin

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inhibit

  • verb to put down by force or authority
    stamp down; subdue; suppress; curb; conquer.
    • suppress a nascent uprising
    • stamp down on littering
    • conquer one's desires
  • verb limit the range or extent of
    • Contact between the young was inhibited by strict social customs

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histaminase

  • noun enzyme that acts as a catalyst in converting histidine to histamine

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methyldopa

  • noun antihypertensive drug (trade name Aldomet) used in the treatment of high blood pressure
    Aldomet; alpha methyl dopa.

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proteinaceous

  • adjective relating to or of the nature of protein

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lox

  • noun brine-cured salmon that is lightly smoked
  • noun a bluish translucent magnetic liquid obtained by compressing gaseous oxygen and then cooling it below its boiling point; used as an oxidizer in rocket propellants
    liquid oxygen.

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amylase

  • noun any of a group of proteins found in saliva and pancreatic juice and parts of plants; help convert starch to sugar

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tnf

  • noun a proinflammatory cytokine that is produced by white blood cells (monocytes and macrophages); has an antineoplastic effect but causes inflammation (as in rheumatoid arthritis)
    tumor necrosis factor; tumour necrosis factor.

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nonsteroidal

  • noun an organic compound that does no contain a steroid
    nonsteroid.
  • adjective not steroidal or not having the effects of steroid hormones

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mao

  • noun an enzyme that catalyzes the oxidation of many body compounds (e.g., epinephrine and norepinephrine and serotonin)
    monoamine oxidase.
  • noun Chinese communist leader (1893-1976)
    Mao Tsetung; Mao Zedong.

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rotenone

  • noun a white crystalline insecticide that has low toxicity for mammals; is used in home gardens; extracted from the roots of derris and cube

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deaminase

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herbicidal

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allopurinol

  • noun a drug (trade name Zyloprim) used to treat gout and other conditions in which there is an excessive buildup of uric acid
    Zyloprim.

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cytokine

  • noun any of various protein molecules secreted by cells of the immune system that serve to regulate the immune system

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potentiate

  • verb increase the effect of or act synergistically with (a drug or a physiological or biochemical phenomenon)
    • potentiate the drug

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renin

  • noun a proteolytic enzyme secreted by the kidneys; catalyzes the formation of angiotensin and thus affects blood pressure

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bind

  • noun something that hinders as if with bonds
  • verb stick to firmly
    stick to; hold fast; adhere; stick; bond.
    • Will this wallpaper adhere to the wall?

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antagonize

  • verb provoke the hostility of
    antagonise.
    • Don't antagonize your boss
  • verb act in opposition to
    counteract; antagonise.

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mitotic

  • adjective of or relating to or undergoing mitosis

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target

  • noun a reference point to shoot at
    mark.
    • his arrow hit the mark
  • noun a person who is the aim of an attack (especially a victim of ridicule or exploitation) by some hostile person or influence
    fair game; prey; quarry.
    • he fell prey to muggers
    • everyone was fair game
    • the target of a manhunt

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attenuate

  • verb weaken the consistency of (a chemical substance)
    rarefy.
  • verb become weaker, in strength, value, or magnitude

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phosphatase

  • noun any of a group of enzymes that act as a catalyst in the hydrolysis of organic phosphates

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modulate

  • verb change the key of, in music
    • modulate the melody
  • verb vary the pitch of one's speech
    inflect; tone.

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activator

  • noun (biology) any agency bringing about activation; a molecule that increases the activity of an enzyme or a protein that increases the production of a gene product in DNA transcription

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competitively

  • adverb in competition
    • the companies should bid competitively

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rnase

  • noun a transferase that catalyzes the hydrolysis of ribonucleic acid
    ribonuclease; ribonucleinase.

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anticoagulant

  • noun medicine that prevents or retards the clotting of blood
    decoagulant; anticoagulant medication.

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irreversibly

  • adverb in an irreversible manner
    • this old tradition is irreversibly disappearing

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anodic

  • adjective of or at or relating to an anode
    anodal.

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suppress

  • verb to put down by force or authority
    inhibit; stamp down; subdue; curb; conquer.
    • suppress a nascent uprising
    • stamp down on littering
    • conquer one's desires
  • verb come down on or keep down by unjust use of one's authority
    crush; oppress.
    • The government oppresses political activists

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corrosion

  • noun a state of deterioration in metals caused by oxidation or chemical action
  • noun erosion by chemical action
    corroding; erosion.

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inhibitor

  • noun a substance that retards or stops an activity

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steroidal

  • adjective of or relating to steroid hormones or their effects

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actinomycin

  • noun any of various red antibiotics isolated from soil bacteria

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cathodic

  • adjective of or at or pertaining to a cathode
    • cathodic deposition of metals

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adsorb

  • verb accumulate (liquids or gases) on the surface

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maoi

  • noun any of a group of antidepressant drugs that inhibit the action of monoamine oxidase in the brain and so allow monoamines to accumulate
    monoamine oxidase inhibitor.

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diuretic

  • noun any substance that tends to increase the flow of urine, which causes the body to get rid of excess water
    diuretic drug; water pill.

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enzyme

  • noun any of several complex proteins that are produced by cells and act as catalysts in specific biochemical reactions

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clonidine

  • noun an antihypertensive (trade name Catapres) that can be administered orally or via transdermal patches
    Catapres.

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biosynthesis

  • noun production of a chemical compound by a living organism
    biogenesis.

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aspirin

  • noun the acetylated derivative of salicylic acid; used as an analgesic anti-inflammatory drug (trade names Bayer, Empirin, and St. Joseph) usually taken in tablet form; used as an antipyretic; slows clotting of the blood by poisoning platelets
    acetylsalicylic acid; Empirin; St. Joseph; Bayer.

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osteoclast

  • noun cell that functions in the breakdown and resorption of bone tissue

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complex

  • noun a conceptual whole made up of complicated and related parts
    composite.
    • the complex of shopping malls, houses, and roads created a new town
  • noun a compound described in terms of the central atom to which other atoms are bound or coordinated
    coordination compound.

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fibrinolysis

  • noun a normal ongoing process that dissolves fibrin and results in the removal of small blood clots
    • drugs causing fibrinolysis have been utilized therapeutically

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prolong

  • verb lengthen in time; cause to be or last longer
    protract; draw out; extend.
    • We prolonged our stay
    • She extended her visit by another day
    • The meeting was drawn out until midnight
  • verb lengthen or extend in duration or space
    keep up; sustain.
    • We sustained the diplomatic negotiations as long as possible
    • prolong the treatment of the patient
    • keep up the good work

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sulfonamide

  • noun antibacterial consisting of any of several synthetic organic compounds capable of inhibiting the growth of bacteria that require PABA
    sulfa drug; sulfa; sulpha.

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serotonin

  • noun a neurotransmitter involved in e.g. sleep and depression and memory
    5-hydroxytryptamine.

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