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Medical Term:

infliximab

Pronunciation: in-fliks'i-mab

Definition: A chimeric antitumor necrosis factor (TNF)-a monoclonal antibody containing a murine TNF-a binding region and a human IgG1 backbone; used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory diseases.

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