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procarbazine

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

Definition of procarbazine

  1. :  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 and Etymology of procarbazine

propyl + carbamic acid + azine


First Known Use: 1965


Medical Dictionary

procarbazine

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

Medical Definition of procarbazine

  1. :  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 lymphoma




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