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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Idarubicin, an anthracycline antineoplastic antibiotic, is used in combination with other antileukemic drugs for the treatment of acute myeloid leukemia (AML).