What does vincristine mean?

Definitions for vincristinevɪnˈkrɪs tin

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. vincristine, Oncovin(noun)

    periwinkle plant derivative used as an antineoplastic drug (trade name Oncovin); used to treat cancer of the lymphatic system


  1. vincristine(Noun)

    A particular drug used in chemotherapy.


  1. Vincristine

    Vincristine, formally known as leurocristine, sometimes abbreviated "VCR", is a vinca alkaloid from the Catharanthus roseus, formerly Vinca rosea and hence its name. It is a mitotic inhibitor, and is used in cancer chemotherapy. Vincristine is created by the coupling of indole alkaloids vindoline and catharanthine in the vinca plant.

U.S. National Library of Medicine

  1. Vincristine

    Antitumor alkaloid isolated from Vinca Rosea. (Merck, 11th ed.)


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of vincristine in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of vincristine in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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