[klaw-ram-byuh-sil, kloh-]
noun Pharmacology.
a nitrogen mustard, C 14 H 19 Cl 2 NO 2 , used in the treatment of chronic lymphocytic leukemia, malignant lymphomas, and Hodgkin's disease.

1955–60; chlor(oethyl) + am(inophen) + bu(tyric acid), components of the chemical name + -cil of uncertain derivation Unabridged
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chlorambucil (klɔːˈræmbjʊsɪl)
an alkylating drug derived from nitrogen mustard, administered orally in the treatment of leukaemia and other malignant diseases. Formula: C14H19Cl2NO2

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chlorambucil chlor·am·bu·cil (klôr-ām'byə-sĭl)
An anticancer drug that is a derivitive of nitrogen mustard and is used to depress the proliferation and maturation of lymphocytes in such diseases as leukemia and Hodgkin's disease.

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Other medicines that have been used include cyclosporine and chlorambucil.
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