doxorubicin

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dox·o·ru·bi·cin

 (dŏk′sə-ro͞o′bĭ-sĭn)
n.
An antibiotic obtained from the bacterium Streptomyces peuceticus, used as an anticancer drug.

[Alteration of (hy)d(r)oxy + rubi(domy)cin, antibiotic from which it is derived (Latin rubidus, red, from its red crystals; see rubidium + -mycin).]

doxorubicin

(ˌdɒksəˈruːbəsɪn)
n
an antineoplastic antibiotic used in the treatment of cancer
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Noun1.doxorubicin - an antibiotic used as an anticancer drug
antibiotic, antibiotic drug - a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections; "when antibiotics were first discovered they were called wonder drugs"
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doxorubicin

n doxorubicina
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