-mel-

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Etymology[edit]

From melanoma

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-mel-

  1. (pharmacology) a monoclonal antibody that targets melanomas

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Related terms[edit]

  • -mab is the base suffix common to all monoclonal antibodies. (See that entry for full paradigm.)

References[edit]

  • USP Dictionary of USAN and International Drug Names, U.S. Pharmacopeia, 2000