[ ar-uh-bin-uh-sahyd, uh-rab-uh-noh- ]
/ ˌær əˈbɪn əˌsaɪd, əˈræb ə noʊ- /
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Medicine definitions for 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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