cytosine arabinoside


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cytosine

 [si´to-sēn]
cytosine arabinoside cytarabine.

cy·to·sine ar·a·bi·no·side (CA, AraC),

1. a synthetic nucleoside used as an antimetabolite in the treatment of neoplasms;
2. incorrect term for arabinosylcytosine.

cytosine arabinoside

(ăr′ə-bĭn′ə-sīd′, ə-răb′ə-nō-sīd′)

cytosine arabinoside

cy·to·sine ar·a·bi·no·side

(CA) (sī'tō-sēn ar'ă-bin'ŏ-sīd)
1. A synthetic nucleoside used as an antimetabolite in the treatment of neoplasms.
2. Incorrect term for arabinosylcytosine.

cytosine

a pyrimidine base found in the nucleic acids, deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) and ribonucleic acid (RNA).

cytosine arabinoside
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