"Mitotane" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A derivative of the insecticide DICHLORODIPHENYLDICHLOROETHANE that specifically inhibits cells of the adrenal cortex and their production of hormones. It is used to treat adrenocortical tumors and causes CNS damage, but no bone marrow depression.
- ortho,para DDD
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