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View in Spanish: Inhibidor de la tirosina cinasa del RFCEV

VEGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitor (VEGFR TY-ruh-seen KY-nays in-HIH-bih-ter)
A substance that blocks an enzyme needed to form blood vessels. Also called vascular endothelial growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.