an·​thra·​cy·​cline ˌan(t)-thrə-ˈsī-ˌklēn How to pronounce anthracycline (audio)
: any of a class of antineoplastic drugs (as doxorubicin) derived from an actinomycete of the genus Streptomyces (especially S. peucetius)

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“Anthracycline.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Dec. 2023.

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