[ vĭn-krĭs′tēn′ ]
The sulfate salt of a dimeric alkaloid obtained from a plant of the genus Vinca that exhibits antineoplastic activity similar to that of vinblastine sulfate and is used especially in the treatment of lymphocytic lymphosarcoma and acute leukemia.
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Words nearby vincristine sulfate
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