Medical Definition of Antilewisite

1. 2,3-dimercapto-1-propanol. An anti-gas warfare agent that is effective against lewisite (dichloro(2-chlorovinyl)arsine). It acts as a chelating agent and is used in the treatment of arsenic, gold, and other heavy metal poisoning. Pharmacological action: antidotes, chelating agents. Chemical name: 1-Propanol, 2,3-dimercapto- (12 Dec 1998)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Antilewisite

antileprosy
antileprotic
antilepton
antileptonic
antileptons
antileukaemia
antileukaemic
antileukaemics
antileukemia
antileukemic
antileukemics
antileukocidin
antileukotoxin
antilewisite (current term)
antilibel
antiliberal
antiliberalism
antiliberalisms
antiliberals
antilibertarian
antilibertarians
antilibration
antilibrations
antilife
antilifer
antilifers
antilinear
antilipaemic agents

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