etoposide

noun
eto·​po·​side | \ ˌēt-ə-ˈpō-ˌsīd How to pronounce etoposide (audio) , ˌet- How to pronounce etoposide (audio) \

Medical Definition of etoposide

: a semisynthetic podophyllotoxin derivative C29H32O13 used to treat various neoplastic diseases (as carcinoma of the lungs or testicles, AIDS-related Kaposi's sarcoma, acute myelogenous leukemia, and Ewing's sarcoma)

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