hematoporphyrin derivative

(HEE-muh-toh-POR-fih-rin deh-RIH-vuh-tiv)

A drug used in photodynamic therapy that is absorbed by tumor cells. When exposed to light, it becomes active and kills the cancer cells.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "hematoporphyrin derivative"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "derivado de la hematoporfirina"

Medicamento que se utiliza en la terapia fotodinámica que es absorbido por las células tumorales. Cuando se expone a la luz, se vuelve activo y destruye las células cancerosas.