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Meaning of tamoxifen

ta•mox•i•fen

Pronunciation: (tu-mok'su-fun), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. an antineoplastic drug, CHNO, that blocks the estrogen receptors on cancer cells, used in the treatment of breast cancer.
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