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fluorouracil

[ floor-uh-yoor-uh-sil, flawr-, flohr- ]
/ ˌflʊər əˈyʊər ə sɪl, ˌflɔr-, ˌfloʊr- /
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noun Pharmacology.

a pyrimidine analog, C4H3FN2O2, used in the treatment of certain cancers.

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Origin of fluorouracil

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Medical definitions for fluorouracil

fluorouracil
[ flur′ō-yurə-sĭl, flôr′- ]

n.

An antineoplastic agent used especially in the treatment of cancers of the skin, breast, and digestive system.
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