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Meaning of cytarabine

cy•tar•a•bine

Pronunciation: (sī-tar'u-bēn"), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. a toxic synthetic nucleoside, CHNO, used as an immunosuppressive and cytotoxic agent in the treatment of certain leukemias.
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