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Kineret/anakinra

Pronunciation: kin'er-et-a-nak'in-ra

Definition: A recombinant human interleukin-1 receptor antagonist (IL-IRa) that binds avidly to type 1 IL-1 receptors but does not stimulate any intracellular responses, used to treat rheumatoid arthritis and other inflammatory diseases.

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