Medical Definition of Nitrogen mustard compounds

1. A group of alkylating agents derived from mustard gas, with the sulfur replaced by nitrogen. They were formerly used as toxicants and vesicants, but now function as antineoplastic agent. These compounds are also powerful mutagens, teratogens, immunosuppressants, and carcinogens. Pharmacological action: antineoplastic agent, alkylating, carcinogens, mutagens, teratogens. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nitrogen Mustard Compounds

nitrogen balance
nitrogen compounds
nitrogen cycle
nitrogen dioxide
nitrogen distribution
nitrogen equivalent
nitrogen fixation
nitrogen fixer
nitrogen group
nitrogen inversion
nitrogen isotopes
nitrogen lag
nitrogen monoxide
nitrogen mustard
nitrogen mustard compounds (current term)
nitrogen mustards
nitrogen narcosis
nitrogen oxide
nitrogen oxides
nitrogen partition
nitrogen pentoxide
nitrogen radioisotopes
nitrogen tetroxide
nitrogen tribromide
nitrogen trichloride
nitrogen trifluoride
nitrogen triiodide
nitrogenase complex

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