motexafin lutetium

(moh-TEK-suh-fin loo-TEE-shee-um)

A substance that is being studied in the treatment of cancer using photodynamic therapy. It belongs to the family of drugs called metallotexaphyrins. Also called lutetium texaphyrin.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "motexafin lutetium"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "motexafin lutetium"

Sustancia en estudio para el tratamiento de cáncer en que se usa la terapia fotodinámica. Es un tipo de metalotexaferina. También se llama lutetium texaphyrin.