car·​bo·​plat·​in ˈkär-bō-ˌplat-ᵊn How to pronounce carboplatin (audio)
: a platinum-containing antineoplastic drug C6H12N2O4Pt that is an analog of cisplatin with somewhat reduced toxicity and that is administered intravenously in the treatment of various cancers (as of the ovary or lung)

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“Carboplatin.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 30 Nov. 2023.

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