cisplatin

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cis·plat·in

 (sĭs-plăt′n, -plā′tn)
n.
A platinum-containing chemotherapeutic drug, Cl2H6N2Pt, used in the treatment of metastatic ovarian or testicular cancers and advanced bladder cancer. Also called cisplatinum.

[Short for cisplatinum.]

cisplatin

(sɪsˈplætɪn)
n
(Pharmacology) a cytotoxic drug that acts by preventing DNA replication and hence cell division, used in the treatment of tumours, esp of the ovary and testis
[C20: from cis- + platin(um)]
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cisplatin

n cisplatino
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