/byooh sul"feuhn/, n. Pharm.
a potent cytotoxic substance, C6H14O6S2, used in the treatment of chronic myeloid leukemia.
[1955-60; bu(tanediol dimethane) sulf(onate) its chemical name + -an perh. orig. var. of -ANE]

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