Hydroxyurea meaning

hī-drŏksē-yo͝o-rēə
An antineoplastic drug, CH4 N2 O2 , that suppresses the production of blood cell precursors in the bone marrow and is used in the treatment of certain leukemias, carcinomas, and sickle cell anemia.
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An antineoplastic drug, CH4 N2 O2 , that suppresses the production of blood cell precursors in the bone marrow and is used in the treatment of certain leukemias, carcinomas, and sickle cell anemia.
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(organic chemistry) The hydroxylated derivative of urea, NH2CO-NHOH, used as an antineoplastic drug; any N- or O- derivative of this compound.
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