Pronunciation: pir'o-men, pi'ro-
Definition: A sterile, nonprotein, nonanaphylactogenic extract of Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Proteus vulgaris. The active components are bacterial polysaccharides of low toxicity; used to treat some allergic, dermatologic, and ophthalmic disorders.
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Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.
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