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bromodeoxyuridine

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noun bro·mo·de·oxy·ur·i·dine \ˌbrō-mō-ˌdē-ˌäk-sē-ˈyu̇r-ə-ˌdēn, -dən\
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5–bromodeoxyuridine

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Medical Definition of bromodeoxyuridine

  1. :  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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