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
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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