cisplatin

(redirected from Cis-diamminedichloroplatinum)
Also found in: Dictionary, Medical, Wikipedia.
Related to Cis-diamminedichloroplatinum: cis-platinum

cisplatin

[¦sis′plat·ən]
(medicine)
A transition-metal complex that is used in the treatment of cancer, with particular effectiveness in the treatment of testicular and ovarian cancers; second- and third-generation variants of this drug have been developed to mitigate undesirable side effects.