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  1. semustine(Noun)

    A drug used in chemotherapy, structurally similar to lomustine.

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  1. Semustine

    Semustine is a drug used in chemotherapy. It is structurally similar to lomustine, being distinguished from it only by an additional methyl group. It has been taken off the drug market for investigation of its cancerous effects, rated as IARC Group 1 carcinogen or a known carcinogen.

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  1. Semustine

    4-Methyl derivative of LOMUSTINE; (CCNU). An antineoplastic agent which functions as an alkylating agent.


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