Isotretinoin



[ahy-soh-tri-tin-oh-in, -oin] /ˌaɪ soʊ trɪˈtɪn oʊ ɪn, -ɔɪn/

noun, Pharmacology.
1.
a yellowish-orange to orange crystalline powder, C 20 H 28 O 2 , used in the treatment of cystic acne.
/ˌaɪsəʊtrəˈtɪnəʊɪn/
noun
1.
a drug related to vitamin A, used to treat severe acne that has failed to respond to other treatment

isotretinoin i·so·tret·i·no·in (ī’sō-trět’n-oin)
n.
A chemical compound that inhibits the secretion of sebum and is used in the treatment of severe forms of acne.

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