lomustine


lomustine

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lo·mus·tine lō-'məs-.tēn n an antineoplastic drug C9H16ClN3O2 used esp. in the treatment of brain tumors and Hodgkin's disease

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lo·mus·tine (lo-musґtēn) a cytotoxic alkylating agent of the nitrosourea (q.v.) group, used as an antineoplastic primarily for treatment of brain tumors and Hodgkin disease; administered orally. Called also CCNU.

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