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Medical Term:

mitomycin

Pronunciation: mi'to-mi'sin

Definition

Antibiotic produced by Streptomyces caespitosus, variants of which are designated mitomycin A, mitomycin B, etc.; mitomycin C is an antineoplastic agent and a bacteriocide; inhibits DNA synthesis.

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