cisplatin
noun Etymology: cis- + platinum Date: 1977 a platinum-containing antineoplastic drug Cl2H6N2Pt used especially in the treatment of testicular and ovarian tumors and advanced bladder cancer

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  • Cisplatin — Systematic (IUPAC) name (SP 4 2) diamminedichloridoplatinum …   Wikipedia

  • cisplatin — cisplatin. См. цисплатин. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • cisplatin — [sis plat′ n] n. [ CIS + PLATIN(UM)] a white, powdery drug, PtCl2H6N2, containing platinum, used to stop the growth of cancerous tumors, esp. in the ovary, testis, or bladder …   English World dictionary

  • Cisplatin — Strukturformel Allgemeines Freiname Cisplatin Andere Namen …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • cisplatin — A chemotherapeutic agent with antitumor activity; c. binds DNA and interferes with DNA synthesis; strongly emetogenic. * * * cis·plat·in sis .plat ən n a platinum containing antineoplastic drug Cl2H6N2Pt that functions as an alkylating agent,… …   Medical dictionary

  • cisplatin — n. a platinum containing compound: a cytotoxic drug that impedes cell division by damaging DNA. Administered intravenously, it is used in the treatment of various cancers, including testicular tumours and cancers of the head and neck. It is… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • cisplatin — (= cis diammineplatinum dichloride) Cytotoxic drug used in tumour chemotherapy. Binds to DNA and forms platinum nitrogen bonds with adjacent guanines …   Dictionary of molecular biology

  • cisplatin — /sis plat n/, n. Pharm. a platinum containing white powder, PtCl2H6N2, used to treat ovarian carcinoma and other cancers. Also, cisplatinum /sis plat n euhm, plat neuhm/. [1975 80; CIS + PLATIN(UM)] * * * …   Universalium

  • cisplatin — noun A simple organic compound of platinum, cis diamminedichloroplatinum(II), that is used as a chemotherapy agent against several types of cancer. Syn: CDDP, cisplatinum, Platinol AQ …   Wiktionary

  • Cisplatin — Cịs|pla|tin [↑ cis u. ↑ Platin], das; s: internat. Freiname für einen cytostatisch wirksamen, wenn auch toxischen Platin Komplex (↑ Peyrone Salz) …   Universal-Lexikon

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