antineoplastic antibiotic


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Noun1.antineoplastic antibiotic - an antibiotic drug used as an antineoplastic in chemotherapyantineoplastic antibiotic - an antibiotic drug used as an antineoplastic in chemotherapy
antibiotic, antibiotic drug - a chemical substance derivable from a mold or bacterium that can kill microorganisms and cure bacterial infections; "when antibiotics were first discovered they were called wonder drugs"
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
Mithracin, mithramycin - an antineoplastic drug (trade name Mithracin) used to treat cancer of the testes
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Imidazole can be found in many other drugs such as dacarbazine, metronidazole, cimetidine, flumazenil, thyroliberin, methimazole, pilocarpine and etomidate which are used as antineoplastic antibiotic, antiulcerative, benzodiazepine antagonist, prohormone, antihyperthyroid, muscarinic receptor antagonist and hypnotic agents, respectively [8-11].