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cytosine arabinoside(ăr′ə-bĭn′ə-sīd′, ə-răb′ə-nō-sīd′)
- A compound of arabinose and cytosine that inhibits both DNA synthesis and the proliferation of viruses that contain DNA, used as a chemotherapeutic agent.cytarabine
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