Definición de bleomycin en inglés:


Saltos de línea: bleo|mycin
Pronunciación: /ˌbliːəʊˈmʌɪsɪn


[mass noun] Medicine
  • An antibiotic used to treat Hodgkin’s disease and other cancers.
    • The drug is obtained from the bacterium Streptomyces verticillus
    Más ejemplos en oraciones
    • Chemotherapy may be useful at a designated wart clinic, where several patients can be treated from the same vial of bleomycin in a single day.
    • It has been reported that administration of a high dose of bleomycin often leads to lung injury and pulmonary fibrosis in bleomycin-treated patients.
    • Several drugs are associated with reactive oxygen species generation and lung injury with the most widely investigated of them being bleomycin.


1960s: an arbitrary alteration of earlier phleomycin, the name of a related antibiotic.

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