carmustine

noun
car·​mus·​tine | \ ˈkär-mə-ˌstēn How to pronounce carmustine (audio) \

Medical Definition of carmustine

: a nitrosourea C5H9Cl2N3O2 used as an antineoplastic drug (as in the treatment of brain tumors)

called also BCNU

— see bicnu

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