cytosine arabinoside

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cytosine arabinoside cytarabine.
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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.
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cytosine arabinoside

(ăr′ə-bĭn′ə-sīd′, ə-răb′ə-nō-sīd′)
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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.
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In the week following the inoculations, they injected 23 of the rats with daily doses of the chemotherapy drug cytosine arabinoside. Another 20 cancer-inoculated rats received the same dose of cytosine arabinoside together with ImuVert.
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