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nitrogen mustard

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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun One of a group of toxic organic compounds that are structurally similar to mustard gas but contain nitrogen instead of sulfur, used primarily as chemotherapeutic agents.

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

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

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