carboplatin

noun
car·​bo·​plat·​in | \ ˈkär-bō-ˌplat-ᵊn How to pronounce carboplatin (audio) \

Medical Definition of carboplatin

: 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.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/carboplatin. Accessed 6 December 2019.

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