taxol definition by Webster's New World
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a substance, CHNO, obtained from a small yew tree (Taxus brevifolia) of W North America, used in treating certain kinds of cancer
Origin: ; from taxonomic name of the tree
taxol definition by American Heritage Dictionary
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A trademark used for the drug paclitaxel.
taxol - Medical Definition
A trademark for the drug paclitaxel.