Busulfan meaning

byo͝o-sŭlfən
An alkylating agent, C6 H14 O6 S2 , that is used as an antineoplastic drug in the treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia.
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An alkylating agent, C6 H14 O6 S2 , that is used as an antineoplastic drug in the treatment of chronic myelogenous leukemia.
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A particular drug used in chemotherapy.
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Alternative Forms

Alternative Form of busulfan - busulphan

Origin of busulfan

  • bu(tane) alteration of sulfon(ate)

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition