disodium etidronate

disodium etidronate

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  • disodium etidronate — etidronate …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • etidronate — disodium etidronate; n.; see bisphosphonates …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • etidronate — ˌēd.əˈdrōˌnāt, ˌed.ə noun also etidronate disodium ( s) Etymology: etidronic acid, of which etidronate is a salt (perhaps from ethylidene + hydr + phosphonic acid) + ate (I) …   Useful english dictionary

  • etidronate disodium — A drug that affects bone resorption, used in the treatment of Paget disease, heterotopic ossification, and hypercalcemia of malignancy. * * * [USP] the disodium salt of etidronate; used to treat …   Medical dictionary

  • etidronate — et·i·dro·nate .ēt ə drō .nāt, .et n a white disodium bisphosphonate salt C2H6Na2O7P2 that inhibits the formation, growth, and dissolution of hydroxyapatite crystals and is used esp. to treat Paget s disease of bone and to prevent or treat… …   Medical dictionary

  • etidronate — noun Etymology: etidronic acid (of which etidronate is a salt), perhaps from ethylidene (the radical CH3CH) + hydr + phophonic acid (an acid obtained from phosphine) Date: 1971 a white sodium salt C2H6Na2O7P2 that inhibits the formation, growth,… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • etidronate disodium — noun see etidronate …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • etidronate disodium — noun see etidronate …   Useful english dictionary

  • bisphosphonates — pl. n. a class of drugs that inhibit the resorption of bone by blocking the action of osteoclasts. This property makes them useful for treating certain bone disorders, such as Paget s disease and osteoporosis, as well as malignant disease – both… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Paget's disease of bone — For other diseases named after Paget, see Paget s disease (disambiguation). Paget s disease of bone Classification and external resources This 92 year old male patient presented for assessment of acute hemiparesis. An incidental finding was… …   Wikipedia

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