thiotepa


thio·te·pa

noun \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

thio·te·pa

noun \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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