noun Pharmacology.
a toxic, light-sensitive powder, C 6 H 10 N 6 O, used in the treatment of Hodgkin's disease and metastatic malignant melanoma.

1960–65; contraction and rearrangement of the chemical name

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dacarbazine da·car·ba·zine (dā-kär'bə-zēn', dā-)

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