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anthracycline

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

medical Definition of anthracycline

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

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