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lutetium texaphyrin  listen  (loo-TEE-shee-um tek-SA-fih-rin)

  A substance that is being studied in the treatment of cancer using photodynamic therapy. It belongs to the family of drugs called metallotexaphyrins. Also called motexafin lutetium.