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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Ondansetrón

Ondansetron (on-DAN-seh-tron)
The active ingredient in a drug used to treat nausea and vomiting caused by cancer treatment. Ondansetron is a type of serotonin receptor antagonist and a type of antiemetic.



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