[ vĭn-blăs′tēn′ ]
The sulfate salt of a dimeric alkaloid obtained from a plant of the genus Vinca and used as an antineoplastic agent in the treatment of Hodgkin's disease, choriocarcinoma, acute and chronic leukemias, and other neoplastic diseases.vincaleukoblastine
- vinaigrette sauce,
- vinaya pitaka,
- vinca alkaloid,
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