Definition of Teniposide

1. Noun. A podophyllotoxin derivative used in chemotherapy. ¹



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Medical Definition of Teniposide

1. A cytotoxic semisynthetic derivative of podophyllotoxin that may be effective in cancer chemotherapy. It prevents cells from entering the prophase of mitosis and inhibits DNA synthesis. Pharmacological action: antineoplastic agent, phytogenic, nucleic acid synthesis inhibitors. Chemical name: Furo(3',4':6,7)naphtho(2,3-d)-1,3-dioxol-6(5aH)-one, 5,8,8a,9-tetrahydro-5-(4-hydroxy-3,5-dimethoxyphenyl)-9-((4,6-O-(2-thienylmethylene)-beta-D-glucopyranosyl)oxy)-, (5R-(5alpha,5abeta,8aalpha,9beta(R*)))- (12 Dec 1998)

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