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Meaning of bleomycin

ble•o•my•cin

Pronunciation: (blē"u-mī'sin), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. a cytotoxic antibiotic, CHNOS, derived from the fermentation product of the bacterium Streptomyces certicillus, used in the management of certain epithelial cell and testicular carcinomas and malignant lymphomas.
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