[ kahr-muh-steen ]
/ ˈkɑr məˌstin /
a toxic nitrosurea, C5H9Cl2N3O2, used in the treatment of a wide range of tumors.
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Also called BCNU.
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Medical definitions for carmustine
[ kär′mŭs-tēn′ ]
An alkylating agent used to treat various cancers, including brain tumors, non-Hodgkin's lymphoma, melanoma, and multiple myeloma.BCNU
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