from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A platinum-containing chemotherapeutic drug, Cl2H6N2Pt, used in the treatment of metastatic ovarian or testicular cancers and advanced bladder cancer.
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- n. A simple organic compound of platinum, cis-diamminedichloroplatinum(II), that is used as a chemotherapy agent against several types of cancer.
cis- + platin(um).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)