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on·dan·se·tron

 (ŏn-dăn′sĭ-trŏn′)
n.
A selective serotonin receptor antagonist, C18H19N3O, used in its hydrochloride form to prevent nausea and vomiting, especially when occurring postoperatively or as a result of chemotherapy or radiotherapy.

[ondan-, of unknown origin + -setron (from (se(ro)t(onin) r(eceptor antag)on(ist)).]
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ondansetron

n ondansetrón m
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