nitric oxide-releasing acetylsalicylic acid derivative

(NY-trik OK-side-reh-LEE-sing A-seh-til-SA-lih-SIH-lik A-sid deh-RIH-vuh-tiv)

A substance being studied in the prevention of colorectal cancer. It is a form of aspirin that gives off nitric oxide gas and is less irritating to the lining of the stomach than plain aspirin. It is a type of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug (NSAID). Also called NCX 4016.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "nitric oxide-releasing acetylsalicylic acid derivative"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "derivado del ácido acetilsalicílico liberador de óxido nítrico"

Sustancia en estudio para la prevención de cáncer colorrectal. Es una forma de aspirina que libera gas de ácido nítrico y es menos irritante para el revestimiento del estómago que la aspirina simple. Es un tipo de medicamento antiinflamatorio no esteroideo (AINE). También se llama NCX 4016.