Definition of Cisplatin

1. Noun. (context: oncology pharmaceutical drug) A simple organic compound of platinum, cis-diamminedichloroplatinum(II), that is used as a chemotherapy agent against several types of cancer. ¹



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Definition of Cisplatin

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Medical Definition of Cisplatin

1. (sp-4-2)-diamminedichloroplatinum. The cis-isomer of a simple platinum compound that has antineoplastic action and may enhance tumour antigenicity as a result of binding to DNA. The compound also causes renal damage. Pharmacological action: antineoplastic agent, radiation-sensitizing agents. Chemical name: Platinum, diamminedichloro-, (SP-4-2)- (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Cisplatin

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cismarine
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cismontane
cisoid
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cisplanckian
cisplatin (current term)
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Literary usage of Cisplatin

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1. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"Chromosome aberrations and sister chromatid exchanges were examined in testicular tumor patients treated by 4 cycles of vinblastine, cisplatin and bleomycin ..."

2. 6th Annual Report on Carcinogens (1991) by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"When administered as multiple intra- peritoneal injections, cisplatin significantly increased the incidence and number of lung adenomas in female mice. ..."

3. Mesothelioma Pointers: Resources and Annotated Bibliographyby W. Frederick Zimmerman (ed.) by W. Frederick Zimmerman (ed.) (2005)
"Phase III study of pemetrexed in combination with cisplatin versus cisplatin alone in patients with malignant pleural mesothelioma. ..."

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