procarbazine

noun
pro·​car·​ba·​zine | \ prō-ˈkär-bə-ˌzēn How to pronounce procarbazine (audio) , -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

First Known Use of procarbazine

1965, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for procarbazine

propyl + carbamic acid + azine

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The first known use of procarbazine was in 1965

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“Procarbazine.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/procarbazine. Accessed 27 Jan. 2021.

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procarbazine

noun
pro·​car·​ba·​zine | \ prō-ˈkär-bə-ˌzēn, -zən How to pronounce procarbazine (audio) \

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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