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cyclophosphamide

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noun cy·clo·phos·pha·mide \ˌsī-klō-ˈfäs-fə-ˌmīd\

Definition of cyclophosphamide

  1. :  an immunosuppressive and antineoplastic agent C7H15Cl2N2O2P used especially in the treatment of lymphomas and some leukemias



1960

First Known Use of cyclophosphamide

1960


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cyclophosphamide

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noun cy·clo·phos·pha·mide \-ˈfäs-fə-ˌmīd\

Medical Definition of cyclophosphamide

  1. :  an immunosuppressive and antineoplastic drug C7H15Cl2N2O2P used to treat lymphomas and some leukemias—see cytoxan




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