bromodeoxyuridine

noun
bro·​mo·​de·​oxy·​ur·​i·​dine | \ ˌbrō-mō-ˌdē-ˌäk-sē-ˈyu̇r-ə-ˌdēn, -dən How to pronounce bromodeoxyuridine (audio) \
variants: or 5-bromodeoxyuridine \ ˈfīv-​ How to pronounce 5-bromodeoxyuridine (audio) \

Medical Definition of bromodeoxyuridine

: a mutagenic analog C9H11O5NBr of thymidine that induces chromosomal breakage especially in heterochromatic regions and has been used to selectively destroy actively dividing cells abbreviation BUdR

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“Bromodeoxyuridine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/bromodeoxyuridine. Accessed 4 Dec. 2020.

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