Definición de doxorubicin en inglés:

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doxorubicin

Pronunciación: /ˌdɒksəʊˈruːbɪsɪn/

sustantivo

[mass noun] Medicine
A bacterial antibiotic that is widely used to treat leukaemia and various other forms of cancer.
  • This is produced by the streptomycete bacterium Streptomyces peucetius caesius.
Oraciones de ejemplo
  • The patient was treated with cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, and prednisone chemotherapy starting in August 1998.
  • Cancer drugs used for primary bone cancer include methotrexate, doxorubicin, and cisplatin.
  • Adjuvant therapy, multidrug chemotherapy was carried out with methotrexate, cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, and prednisone.

Origen

1970s: from deoxy- (in the sense 'that has lost oxygen') + Latin rubus 'red' + -mycin.

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Saltos de línea: doxo|rubi¦cin

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