[ tak-sawl, ‐sohl ]
/ ˈtæk sɔl, ‐soʊl /


a chemical substance derived from a yew tree of the Pacific Coast: used experimentally as a drug in the treatment of cancer. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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[ tăksôl′ ]

A trademark for the drug paclitaxel.

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