hydroxyurea

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hydroxyurea

[‚hī¦dräk·sē·yu̇′rē·ə]
(pharmacology)
HONHCONH2 Needlelike crystals with a melting point of 133-136°C; used as an antineoplastic agent. Also known as hydroxycarbamide.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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