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procarbazine

noun pro·car·ba·zine \prō-ˈkär-bə-ˌzēn, -zən\

Definition of PROCARBAZINE

:  an antineoplastic drug C12H19N3O that is a monoamine oxidase inhibitor used in the form of its hydrochloride especially in the palliative treatment of Hodgkin's disease

Origin of PROCARBAZINE

propyl + carbamic acid + azine
First Known Use: 1965
Medical Dictionary

procarbazine

noun pro·car·ba·zine \prō-ˈkär-bə-ˌzēn, -zən\

Medical Definition of PROCARBAZINE

:  an antineoplastic drug that occurs as a white to yellowish crystalline powder, is a monoamine oxidase inhibitor, and is used in the form of its hydrochloride C12H19N3O·HCl especially in the palliative treatment of Hodgkin's disease

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