[ duh-kahr-buh-zeen ]
/ dəˈkɑr bəˌzin /

noun Pharmacology.

a toxic, light-sensitive powder, C6H10N6O, used in the treatment of Hodgkin's disease and metastatic malignant melanoma.

Origin of dacarbazine

First recorded in 1960–65; contraction and rearrangement of the chemical name

Words nearby dacarbazine

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Medical definitions for dacarbazine

[ dă-kärbə-zēn′, dā- ]


An antineoplastic agent used in the treatment of malignant melanoma and Hodgkin's disease.
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