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anthracycline

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noun an·thra·cy·cline \ˌan(t)-thrə-ˈsī-ˌklēn\

Medical Definition of anthracycline

  1. :  any of a class of antineoplastic drugs (as doxorubicin) derived from an actinomycete of the genus Streptomyces (especially S. peucetius)


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