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(Science: chemical) 1,6-dibromo-1,6-dideoxygalactitol. Alkylating antineoplastic toxic to bone marrow; used in breast cancer, also in combination with other drugs.

Pharmacological action: antineoplastic agent, alkylating.

Chemical name: Galactitol, 1,6-dibromo-1,6-dideoxy-