NCI Drug Dictionary

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The NCI Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI's List of Cancer Clinical Trials.

fat emulsion
A liquid composed of two immiscible substances, typically some form of fat and water. In parenteral nutrition, a fat emulsion may contain phospholipids, triglycerides and essential fatty acids. Check for active clinical trials using this agent.
Synonym:intravenous fat emulsion
US brand name:Intralipid