cytarabine

[ sahy-tar-uh-been ]
/ saɪˈtær əˌbin /

noun Pharmacology.

a toxic synthetic nucleoside, C9H13N3O5, used as an immunosuppressive and cytotoxic agent in the treatment of certain leukemias.

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Medical definitions for cytarabine

cytarabine
[ sī-tărə-bēn′ ]

n.

cytosine arabinoside
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