Definition of cyclophosphamide in English:

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cyclophosphamide

Pronunciation: /ˌsīklōˈfäsfəmīd/

noun

Medicine
A synthetic cytotoxic drug used in treating leukemia and lymphoma and as an immunosuppressive agent.
Example sentences
  • A combination of two immunosuppressive drugs, cyclophosphamide and fludarabine, was given with the intent to knock out the patient's immune system to allow the foreign donor immune cells to take hold.
  • The patient was treated with cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, and prednisone chemotherapy starting in August 1998.
  • Adjuvant therapy, multidrug chemotherapy was carried out with methotrexate, cyclophosphamide, doxorubicin, vincristine, and prednisone.

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Syllabification: cy·clo·phos·pha·mide

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