-pro-

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • Shortened to -pr- before all source suffixes but -xi- and -zu-

EtymologyEdit

From prostate

InfixEdit

-pro-

  1. (pharmacology) a monoclonal antibody that targets prostate tumors

Related termsEdit

  • -mab is the base suffix common to all monoclonal antibodies. (See that entry for full paradigm.)

ReferencesEdit

  • USP Dictionary of USAN and International Drug Names, U.S. Pharmacopeia, 2000