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dac•ti•no•my•cin



Pronunciation: (dak"tu-nō-mī'sin), [key]
n. Pharm.
a cytotoxic polypeptide, C62H86N12O16, isolated from the bacterium Streptomyces parvullus, used in the treatment of certain cancers. Also called actinomycin D.

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