hydroxyurea

[ hahy-drok-see-yoo-ree-uh, -yoor-ee-uh ]

nounPharmacology.
  1. a synthetic compound, CH4N2O2, used in cancer therapy.

Origin of hydroxyurea

1
First recorded in 1945–50; hydroxy- + urea

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