hydroxyurea

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hy·drox·y·u·re·a

 (hī-drŏk′sē-yo͝o-rē′ə)
n.
An antineoplastic drug, CH4N2O2, that suppresses the production of blood cell precursors in the bone marrow and is used in the treatment of certain leukemias, carcinomas, and sickle cell anemia.

hydroxyurea

(haɪˌdrɒksɪjʊˈrɪə)
n
(Medicine) a drug which prevents the development of tumours and is used in the treatment of certain types of cancer as well as in the treatment of sickle-cell disease and AIDS
Translations

hydroxyurea

n hidroxiurea, hidroxicarbamida (INN)