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cytarabine

[ sahy-tar-uh-been ]
/ saɪˈtær əˌbin /
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noun Pharmacology.
a toxic synthetic nucleoside, C9H13N3O5, used as an immunosuppressive and cytotoxic agent in the treatment of certain leukemias.
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Also cytosine arabinoside, ara-C .

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