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View in Spanish: Inhibidor del receptor de tirosina cinasa del factor de crecimiento endotelial vascular

Vascular endothelial growth factor receptor tyrosine kinase inhibitor (VAS-kyoo-ler EN-doh-THEE-lee-ul grohth FAK-ter reh-SEP-ter TY-ruh-seen KY-
A substance that blocks an enzyme needed to form blood vessels. Also called VEGFR tyrosine kinase inhibitor.

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