zoledronic acid

Noun.  (chemistry) (medicine) A bisphosphonate, ''(1-hydroxy-2-imidazol-1-yl-1-phosphono-ethyl)phosphonic acid'', marketed under the trade names of ''Zometa'' and ''Aclasta'', used to prevent bone fractures and to treat hypercalcemia.

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