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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A drug that acts as a leukotriene receptor antagonist, reduces the inflammatory process, and is used to treat the signs and symptoms of asthma.

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  • noun An oral leukotriene receptor antagonist for the maintenance treatment of asthma.

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[zafir- (perhaps ultimately alteration of sulfonyl) + -lukast, leukotriene receptor antagonist suff. (from rearrangement of (anti)as(thmatic) l(e)uk(otriene receptor antagonis)t).]

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