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ARAVA

 Dictionary entry overview: What does Arava mean? 

ARAVA (noun)
  The noun ARAVA has 1 sense:

1. an anti-TNF compound (trade name Arava) that is given orally; can slow the progression of rheumatoid arthritis by slowing the proliferation of white blood cells which reduces inflammation in the synovium

  Familiarity information: ARAVA used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


ARAVA (noun)


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Meaning:

An anti-TNF compound (trade name Arava) that is given orally; can slow the progression of rheumatoid arthritis by slowing the proliferation of white blood cells which reduces inflammation in the synovium

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

Arava; leflunomide

Hypernyms ("Arava" is a kind of...):

anti-TNF compound (a class of drugs that block the action of tumor necrosis factor (TNF); used in cases of rheumatoid arthritis because TNF instigates inflammation of the joints)

Domain usage:

trade name (a name given to a product or service)


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