A drug that is used to treat cancer. It belongs to the family of drugs called alkylating agents.

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  • procarbazine — noun Etymology: propyl + carbamic acid + azine Date: 1965 an antineoplastic drug C12H19N3O that is a monoamine oxidase inhibitor used in the form of its hydrochloride especially in the palliative treatment of Hodgkin s disease …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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  • procarbazine — pro·car·ba·zine prō kär bə .zēn, zən n an antineoplastic drug that occurs as a white to yellowish crystalline powder, is a monoamine oxidase inhibitor, and is used in the form of its hydrochloride C12H19N3O·HCl esp. in the palliative treatment of …   Medical dictionary

  • procarbazine — pro·car·ba·zine …   English syllables

  • procarbazine — n. a drug that inhibits growth of cancer cells by preventing cell division and is used to treat such cancers as Hodgkin s disease. It is administered by mouth; side effects may include loss of appetite, nausea, myelosuppression, and rash …   The new mediacal dictionary

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