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cytosine arabinoside

noun

Medical Definition of cytosine arabinoside

  1. :  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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