rhizoxin

(ry-ZOK-sin)

A substance that is being studied in the treatment of cancer. It comes from a fungus and is similar to vinca alkaloid drugs. It belongs to the family of drugs called antimitotic agents.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "rhizoxin"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "rizoxina"

Sustancia en estudio para el tratamiento del cáncer. Viene de un hongo y es similar a los medicamentos alcaloides obtenidos de la vincristina y la vimblastina. Es un tipo de antimitótico.