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nitrogen mustard


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  • n. any of a series of compounds, analagous to mustard gas with sulfur replaced by nitrogen, that have been used in the treatment of cancer

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a toxic compound resembling mustard gas in structure; important in cancer treatment


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