fluorouracil

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fluor·o·u·ra·cil

 (flo͝or′ō-yo͝or′ə-sĭl, flôr′-)
n.
An antineoplastic agent, C4H3FN2O2, used especially in the treatment of cancers of the skin, breast, and digestive system.
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fluorouracil

(ˌflʊərəʊˈjʊərəsɪl)
n
a chemotherapy drug used in the treatment of cancer, which operates by interfering with the abnormal growth of cells
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fluor•o•u•ra•cil

(ˌflʊər əˈyʊər ə sɪl, ˌflɔr-, ˌfloʊr-)

n.
a pyrimidine analog, C4H3FN2O2, used in the treatment of certain cancers.
[1955–60]
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Noun1.fluorouracil - an antimetabolite used to treat certain cancers
antimetabolite - an antineoplastic drug that inhibits the utilization of a metabolite
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fluorouracil

n fluorouracilo
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Initial reports cited the death of five dogs who accidentally ingested the prescription cream, which is also sold as Carac, Efudex and Fluoroplex. While the FDA has yet to receive reports involving cats, the agency expects cats to be extremely sensitive to the cream, which is used to treat pre-cancerous and cancerous skin growths.
The 1% cream and solution (Fluoroplex and generic) is applied twice daily to lesions for 2-6 weeks.
Topical chemotherapeutic agent 5fluorouracil (Efudex, Carac, Fluoroplex) is also effective against BCC.