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nitrogen mustard

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One of a group of toxic organic compounds that are structurally similar to mustard gas but contain nitrogen instead of sulfur, used primarily as chemotherapeutic agents.

nitrogen mustard

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(Elements & Compounds) any of a class of organic compounds resembling mustard gas in their molecular structure. General formula: RN(CH2CH2Cl)2, where R is an organic group: important in the treatment of cancer
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Noun1.nitrogen mustard - a toxic compound resembling mustard gas in structure; important in cancer treatment
chemical compound, compound - (chemistry) a substance formed by chemical union of two or more elements or ingredients in definite proportion by weight
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