nitrogen mustard

nitrogen mustard
nitrogen mustard n any of various toxic blistering compounds analogous to mustard gas but containing nitrogen instead of sulfur esp mechlorethamine

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1. mechlorethamine hydrochloride. 2. any of a group of cytotoxic alkylating agents (q.v.) having the general formula R—N(CH2CH2Cl2)2; they are homologous with the vesicant war gas dichlorodiethyl sulfide (mustard gas). Those used as antineoplastic and immunosuppressive agents include chlorambucil, cyclophosphamide, ifosfamide, mechlorethamine, melphalan, and uracil mustard.

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  • nitrogen mustard — noun Date: 1943 any of various toxic blistering compounds analogous to mustard gas but containing nitrogen instead of sulfur …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • nitrogen mustard — Chem. any of the class of poisonous, blistering compounds, as C5H11Cl2N, analogous in composition to mustard gas but containing nitrogen instead of sulfur: used in the treatment of cancer and similar diseases; mechlorethamine. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • nitrogen mustard — noun any of a series of compounds, analagous to mustard gas with sulfur replaced by nitrogen, that have been used in the treatment of cancer …   Wiktionary

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  • HN3 (nitrogen mustard) — Tris(2 chloroethyl)amine …   Wikipedia

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