cytosine arabinoside

noun

Medical Definition of cytosine arabinoside 

: a cytotoxic antineoplastic agent C9H13N3O5 that is a synthetic isomer of the naturally occurring nucleoside of cytosine and arabinose and is used especially in the treatment of acute myelogenous leukemia in adults

called also Ara-C

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