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mitomycin in Medicine

mitomycin

(mī′tə-mīsĭn)
n.
  1. Any of a group of antibiotics produced by the soil actinomycete Streptomyces caespitosus that inhibit DNA synthesis and are used against bacteria and cancerous tumor cells.
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