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busulfan

busulfan

noun bu·sul·fan \byü-ˈsəl-fən\

Definition of BUSULFAN

:  an antineoplastic agent C6H14O6S2 used in the treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia

Origin of BUSULFAN

butane + sulfonyl + 3-an
First Known Use: circa 1958

busulfan

noun bu·sul·fan \byü-ˈsəl-fən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of BUSULFAN

:  an antineoplastic agent C6H14O6S2 used in the treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia—see myleran

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