a white, powdery drug, PtClHN, containing platinum, used to stop the growth of cancerous tumors, esp. in the ovary, testis, or bladder
Origin of cisplatincis- + platin(um)
A platinum-containing chemotherapeutic drug, Cl2H6N2Pt, used in the treatment of metastatic ovarian or testicular cancers and advanced bladder cancer. Also called cisplatinum.
Origin of cisplatinShort for cisplatinum.