Definition of mustine in English:

mustine

noun

Medicine
  • A compound with strong cytotoxic properties, given intravenously (usually as the hydrochloride) in the treatment of Hodgkin's disease and some other neoplasms.

Origin

1950s; earliest use found in Martindale's Extra Pharmacopoeia. From must- + -ine.

Pronunciation

mustine

/ˈmʌstiːn/