- a toxic compound resembling mustard gas in structure; important in cancer treatment
How To Use nitrogen mustard In A Sentence
- Radiation from nuclear bombs and gaseous particles from nitrogen mustard and acridine orange have been used destructively in war.
- It consists of a nitrogen mustard (alkylating molecule) bound to a modified steroid, a lactam, characterized by the group - CO-NH, via a phenylacetic bond and has been synthesized in pure form.
- Nitrogen mustards in suitable doses damage only cells and tissues which normally exhibit relatively high rates of proliferation and growth.