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Medical Term:

doxorubicin

Pronunciation: doks'o-ru'bi-sin

Definition: An antineoplastic antibiotic isolated from Streptomyces peucetius; also used in cytogenetics to produce Q-type chromosome bands.

Synonym(s): adriamycin

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