pentetic acid calcium

A drug that protects healthy tissues from the toxic effects of anticancer drugs.

English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.

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  • Pentetic acid — For the diphtheria, tetanus, and acellular pertussis vaccine, see DPT vaccine#DTaP. Pentetic acid …   Wikipedia

  • pentetic acid — A pentaacetic acid triamine with affinity for heavy metals; used as the calcium sodium chelate in the treatment of iron storage disease and poisoning from heavy metals and radioactive metals. SEE ALSO: ethylenediaminetetraacetic acid. * * *… …   Medical dictionary

  • pentetate trisodium calcium — The calcium trisodium salt of pentetic acid. SYN: calcium trisodium pentetate …   Medical dictionary

  • pentetate calcium trisodium — the calcium trisodium salt of pentetic acid, used as a chelating agent, especially in the treatment of plutonium poisoning. Called also calcium trisodium pentetate …   Medical dictionary

  • List of oncology-related terms — This is a list of terms related to oncology. The original source for this list was the U.S. National Cancer Institute s public domain Dictionary of Cancer Terms . NOTOC 1 * 10 propargyl 10 deazaaminopterin * 12 O tetradecanoylphorbol 13 acetate * …   Wikipedia

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