thiotepa

noun thio·te·pa \ ˌthī-ə-ˈtē-pə \

Definition of thiotepa

: an alkylating agent C6H12N3PS that has been used as an antineoplastic agent and insect sterilant

Origin and Etymology of thiotepa

thi- + tepa, the compound C6H12N3OP, from tri- + ethylene + phosphor- + amide


Medical Dictionary

thiotepa

noun thio·te·pa \ ˌthī-ə-ˈtē-pə \

medical Definition of thiotepa

: a sulfur analog C6H12N3PS of tepa that is used especially as an antineoplastic agent and is less toxic than tepa

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