procarbazine

noun pro·car·ba·zine \ prō-ˈkär-bə-ˌzēn , -zən \

Definition of procarbazine

: an antineoplastic drug C12H19N3O that is a monoamine oxidase inhibitor used in the form of its hydrochloride especially in the palliative treatment of Hodgkin's disease

Origin and Etymology of procarbazine

propyl + carbamic acid + azine


Medical Dictionary

procarbazine

noun pro·car·ba·zine \ prō-ˈkär-bə-ˌzēn, -zən \

medical Definition of procarbazine

: an antineoplastic drug that occurs as a white to yellowish crystalline powder, is a monoamine oxidase inhibitor, and is used in the form of its hydrochloride C12H19N3O·HCl especially in the palliative treatment of Hodgkin's lymphoma

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