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View in Spanish: Triacetiluridina

Triacetyluridine (try-A-seh-til-YOOR-ih-deen)
A substance that is being studied for its ability to protect against the gastrointestinal side effects caused by fluorouracil. It belongs to the family of drugs called cytoprotective agents. Also called PN401.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.