flucytosine

flucytosine

[floo-sahy-tuh-seen]
noun Pharmacology.
a synthetic whitish crystalline powder, C 4 H 4 FN 3 O, with antifungal activity, used in the treatment of systemic and eye fungal infections caused by susceptible strains of Candida or Cryptococcus.

Origin:
flu(oro)- + cytosine

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