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ara-C

[ ar-uh-see ]
/ ˈær əˈsi /
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noun Pharmacology.

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Origin of ara-C

Perhaps as abbreviation of the alternate name aracytidine, apparently a coinage based on the chemical name beta-cytosine arabinoside;see cytosine, arabinoside
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