chlorambucil

noun

chlo·​ram·​bu·​cil klōr-ˈam-byə-ˌsil, klȯr- How to pronounce chlorambucil (audio)
: an anticancer drug C14H19Cl2NO2 that is a derivative of nitrogen mustard and is used especially to treat leukemias, multiple myeloma, some lymphomas (such as Hodgkin's lymphoma)

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“Chlorambucil.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chlorambucil. Accessed 21 May. 2024.

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