azoxymethane

noun az·oxy·meth·ane

Definition of azoxymethane

  1. :  a carcinogen C7H6N2 used to produce tumors in the colon of laboratory animals Pretreatment of the mice with azoxymethane increases the incidence of colon cancer to approximately 100%. — Joanne A. P. Wilson, New England Journal of Medicine, 19 June 2008

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First Known Use of azoxymethane

1976


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