Meaning of vincristine

vin•cris•tine

Pronunciation: (vin-kris'tēn), [key]
— n. Pharm.
  1. an alkaloid, CHNO, derived from the periwinkle, Vinca rosea, used in the management of leukemias and lymphomas.
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