hydroxyurea

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hy·drox·y·u·re·a

 (hī-drŏk′sē-yo͝o-rē′ə)
n.
An antineoplastic drug, CH4N2O2, that suppresses the production of blood cell precursors in the bone marrow and is used in the treatment of certain leukemias, carcinomas, and sickle cell anemia.
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hydroxyurea

(haɪˌdrɒksɪjʊˈrɪə)
n
(Medicine) a drug which prevents the development of tumours and is used in the treatment of certain types of cancer as well as in the treatment of sickle-cell disease and AIDS
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hydroxyurea

n hidroxiurea, hidroxicarbamida (INN)
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