vinblastine sulfate

[ vĭn-blăstēn′ ]

n.

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

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