Medical Definition of Vincaleucoblastine

1. A dimeric alkaloid obtained from Vinca rosea. It arrests mitosis in metaphase (although vincristine is more active in this respect) and exhibits greater antimetabolic activity than does vincristine; used in the treatment of Hodgkin's disease, choriocarcinoma, acute and chronic leukaemias, and other neoplastic diseases; blocks microtubule assembly. Synonym: vincaleucoblastine. (05 Mar 2000)



Lexicographical Neighbors of Vincaleucoblastine

vinaigrettes
vinal
vinals
vinas
vinatico
vinbarbital
vinblastin
vinblastine
vinblastine sulfate
vinblastines
vinca
vinca alkaloid
vinca alkaloids
vincaleucoblastine (current term)
vincamine
vincas
vincentian
vincentite
vincents
vincetoxin
vincibility
vincible
vincibleness
vincibly
vinciennite
vincinal
vinclozolin
vincristine

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