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noun cis·plat·in \ˈsis-ˌplat-ən\

Medical Definition of CISPLATIN

:  a platinum-containing antineoplastic drug Cl2H6N2Pt that functions as an alkylating agent, produces crosslinks in DNA between and within strands, and is used especially as a palliative therapy in testicular and ovarian tumors and in advanced bladder cancer—see platinol


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