noun thio·te·pa \ˌthī-ə-ˈtē-pə\

Definition of THIOTEPA

:  an alkylating agent C6H12N3PS that has been used as an antineoplastic agent and insect sterilant

Origin of THIOTEPA

thi- + tepa, the compound C6H12N3OP, from tri- + ethylene + phosphor- + amide
First Known Use: 1953


noun thio·te·pa \ˌthī-ə-ˈtē-pə\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of THIOTEPA

:  a sulfur analog of tepa C6H12N3PS that is used especially as an antineoplastic agent and is less toxic than tepa


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