Definitions for "Taxol"
Anti-cancer drug (chemotherapy).
paclitaxel, chemical isolated from the bark of the Yew tree that causes tubulin to assemble into microtubules making it resistant to depolymerization and thus making the cell unable to pass through mitosis.
A naturally occurring compound (extracted from the bark of the Pacific yew tree) that has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for treating advanced breast or ovarian cancers.