melphalan

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melphalan

(ˈmɛlfəˌlæn)
n
(Pharmacology) a drug, C13H18Cl2N2O2, used to treat myeloid leukaemia
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Noun1.melphalan - antineoplastic drug (trade name Alkeran) used to treat multiple myeloma and some other malignanciesmelphalan - antineoplastic drug (trade name Alkeran) used to treat multiple myeloma and some other malignancies
antineoplastic, antineoplastic drug, cancer drug - any of several drugs that control or kill neoplastic cells; used in chemotherapy to kill cancer cells; all have unpleasant side effects that may include nausea and vomiting and hair loss and suppression of bone marrow function
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melphalan

n melfalán m