TITLE

mitotane

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1372
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "mitotane" is presented. The term refers to an adrenal cytotoxic agent that can cause adrenal inhibition without destroying the cells of the adrenal cortex. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co. The pronunciation of the term is also provided in the reference entry.
ACCESSION #
21236207

 

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