Meaning of hydroxyurea

hy•drox•y•u•re•a

Pronunciation: (hī-drok"sē-yoo-rē'u, -yoor'ē-u), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. a synthetic compound, CHNO, used in cancer therapy.
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