cytarabine

[sahy-tar-uh-been]

noun Pharmacology.

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

Nearby words

  1. cystourethritis,
  2. cystourethrogram,
  3. cystourethrography,
  4. cystourethroscope,
  5. cytapheresis,
  6. cytaster,
  7. cythera,
  8. cytherea,
  9. cytherean,
  10. cytidine


Origin of cytarabine


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Medicine definitions for cytarabine

cytarabine

[sī-tărə-bēn′]

n.

cytosine arabinoside

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