13-cis-retinoic acid

Definition of 13-cis retinoic acid

13-cis retinoic acid

(... REH-tih-NOH-ik A-sid)
A drug that is used in the treatment of acne and psoriasis and is being studied in cancer prevention. It is a type of retinoid. Also called isotretinoin.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms