fluorouracil

[floor-uh-yoor-uh-sil, flawr-, flohr-]
noun Pharmacology.
a pyrimidine analog, C 4 H 3 FN 2 O 2 , used in the treatment of certain cancers.

Origin:
fluoro- + uracil

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fluorouracil fluor·o·u·ra·cil (flur'ō-yur'ə-sĭl, flôr'-)
n.
An antineoplastic agent used especially in the treatment of cancers of the skin, breast, and digestive system.

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