mechlorethamine

noun

mech·​lor·​eth·​amine ˌmek-ˌlōr-ˈeth-ə-ˌmēn, -ˌlȯr- How to pronounce mechlorethamine (audio)
: a nitrogen mustard administered by injection in the form of its hydrochloride C5H11Cl2N·HCl in the palliative treatment of neoplastic diseases (as Hodgkin's lymphoma and leukemia) see bendamustine, mopp

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“Mechlorethamine.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/mechlorethamine. Accessed 27 Jan. 2023.

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