Medical Dictionary

bleomycin

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noun bleo·my·cin \ˌblē-ə-ˈmīs-ən\

Medical Definition of bleomycin

  1. :  a mixture of glycoprotein antibiotics derived from a streptomyces (Streptomyces verticillus) and used in the form of the sulfate as an antineoplastic agent Bleomycin is used in combination with other drugs in the treatment of Hodgkin's lymphoma (see abvd).


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