cisplatin(redirected from diaminedichloride)
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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.]
(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)]