hy·droxy·urea noun \-yu̇-ˈrē-ə\
: a drug CH4N2O2 used to treat some forms of leukemia, melanoma, and malignant tumors
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hy·droxy·urea noun \-yu̇-ˈrē-ə\ (Medical Dictionary)
: an antineoplastic drug CH4N2O2 used especially to treat myeloproliferative disorders (as chronic myelogenous leukemia, polycythemia vera, and thrombocythemia) and malignant tumors
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