filgrastim

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fil·gras·tim

 (fĭl-grăs′təm)
n.
A recombinant form of granulocyte colony-stimulating factor, used as a drug to treat neutropenia especially as a result of chemotherapy, and in patients undergoing bone marrow transplantation.

[fil- (probably alteration of (neutro)phil) + gra(nulocyte) + stim(ulating).]
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filgrastim

n filgrastim m
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