carmustine

[ kahr-muh-steen ]
/ ˈkɑr məˌstin /

noun Pharmacology.

a toxic nitrosurea, C5H9Cl2N3O2, used in the treatment of a wide range of tumors.

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Medical definitions for carmustine

carmustine
[ kärmŭs-tēn′ ]

n.

An alkylating agent used to treat various cancers, including brain tumors, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, melanoma, and multiple myeloma.BCNU
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