vinblastine sulfate

[ vĭn-blăstēn′ ]


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

Nearby words

  1. vinaigrette,
  2. vinaigrette sauce,
  3. vinasse,
  4. vinaya pitaka,
  5. vinblastine,
  6. vinca,
  7. vinca alkaloid,
  8. vincaleukoblastine,
  9. vince,
  10. vincennes

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