Definition of nocodazole in English:

nocodazole

noun

Pharmacology
  • A heterocyclic compound which inhibits the growth of microtubules and which is used experimentally as an antineoplastic agent; methyl 5-(2-thenoyl)-2-benzimidazolecarbamate, C₁₄H₁₁N₃O₃S.

Origin

1970s; earliest use found in Journal of the American Medical Association. Probably from a rearrangement of onco- + -dazole.

Pronunciation

nocodazole

/nəʊˈkəʊdəzəʊl/