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Taxol

[tak-sawl, ‐sohl]
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Trademark.
  1. a chemical substance derived from a yew tree of the Pacific Coast: used experimentally as a drug in the treatment of cancer.
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  • Taxol′ogy, the science of classification; Taxon′omer, a taxonomist.

    Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 4 of 4: S-Z and supplements)

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taxol in Medicine

Taxol

(tăksôl′)
  1. A trademark for the drug paclitaxel.
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