[ duh-kahr-buh-zeen ]
/ dəˈkɑr bəˌzin /
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
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Medicine definitions for dacarbazine
[ dă-kär′bə-zēn′, dā- ]
An antineoplastic agent used in the treatment of malignant melanoma and Hodgkin's disease.
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