cisplatin

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cis·plat·in

noun \(ˌ)sis-ˈpla-tən\

Definition of CISPLATIN

:  a platinum-containing antineoplastic drug Cl2H6N2Pt used especially in the treatment of testicular and ovarian tumors and advanced bladder cancer

Origin of CISPLATIN

cis- + platinum
First Known Use: 1977

cis·plat·in

noun \ˈsis-ˌplat-ən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CISPLATIN

: a platinum-containing antineoplastic drug Cl2H6N2Pt that functions as an alkylating agent, produces crosslinks in DNA between and within strands, and is used especially as a palliative therapy in testicular and ovarian tumors and in advanced bladder cancer—see platinol

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