hydroxyurea

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noun hy·droxy·urea \hī-ˌdräk-sē-yu̇-ˈrē-ə\

Definition of hydroxyurea

  1. :  a drug CH4N2O2 used especially to treat myeloproliferative disorders (such as polycythemia vera and myelogenous leukemia) and malignant tumors

1949

First Known Use of hydroxyurea

1949


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hydroxyurea

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noun hy·droxy·urea \-yu̇-ˈrē-ə\

Medical Definition of hydroxyurea

  1. :  an antineoplastic drug CH4N2O2 used especially to treat myeloproliferative disorders (as chronic myelogenous leukemia, polycythemia vera, and thrombocythemia) and malignant tumors


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