tepa

noun

te·​pa ˈtē-pə How to pronounce tepa (audio)
: a soluble crystalline compound C6H12N3OP that is used especially as a chemical sterilizing agent of insects, a palliative in some kinds of cancer, and in finishing and flameproofing textiles see thiotepa

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“Tepa.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tepa. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

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