carmustine

noun

car·​mus·​tine ˈkär-mə-ˌstēn How to pronounce carmustine (audio)
: a nitrosourea C5H9Cl2N3O2 used as an antineoplastic drug (as in the treatment of brain tumors)

called also BCNU

see bicnu

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“Carmustine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/carmustine. Accessed 17 May. 2024.

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