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Medical Term:

cyclophosphamide

Pronunciation: si'klo-fos'fa-mid

Definition: An alkylating agent with antitumor activity and uses similar to those of its parent compound, nitrogen mustard (mechlorethamine hydrochloride); also a suppressor of B-cell activity and antibody formation.

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