hydroxyurea definition

  • noun:
    • An antineoplastic drug, CH4N2O2, that suppresses the production of blood mobile precursors when you look at the bone tissue marrow and is used in the treating certain leukemias, carcinomas, and sickle-cell anemia.
    • The hydroxylated by-product of urea, NH2CO-NHOH, utilized as an antineoplastic drug; any N- or O- by-product of this ingredient
    • identical to hydroxylurea and hydroxylcarbamide.

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