cytarabine

cytarabine
/suy tar"euh been'/, n. Pharm.
a toxic synthetic nucleoside, C9H13N3O5, used as an immunosuppressive and cytotoxic agent in the treatment of certain leukemias. Also cytosine arabinoside, ara-C.
[CYT(OSINE) + ARAB(INOSIDE) + -INE2]

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