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bleomycin

noun bleo·my·cin \ ˌblē-ə-ˈmīs-ᵊn \

medical Definition of bleomycin

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

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