Definitions for taxol
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
Tax•olˈtæk sɔl, -soʊl
Trademark.a chemical, C47H51NO14, derived from a yew tree of the Pacific Coast: used as a drug in the treatment of cancer.
Category: Pharmacology, Medicine
A drug used to kill dividing tumour cells.
A taxane, CHNO, used to treat cancer; also a proprietary name for paclitaxel (see Taxol).
Origin: From scientific Taxus (a genus name).
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