periwinkle plant derivative


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Noun1.periwinkle plant derivative - an antineoplastic drug used to treat some forms of cancer
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
Velban, vinblastine - periwinkle plant derivative used as an antineoplastic drug (trade name Velban) that disrupts cell division
Oncovin, vincristine - periwinkle plant derivative used as an antineoplastic drug (trade name Oncovin); used to treat cancer of the lymphatic system