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Introduction: Antimetabolite

Description of Antimetabolite

Antimetabolite: an antineoplastic drug that inhibits the utilization of a metabolite.
Source: WordNet 2.1

Antimetabolite: drug that is chemically similar to a naturally occurring metabolite, but differs enough to interfere with normal metabolic pathways.
Source: CRISP

Antimetabolite: Drugs that are chemically similar to naturally occurring metabolites, but differ enough to interfere with normal metabolic pathways. (From AMA Drug Evaluations Annual, 1994, p2033).
Source: MeSH 2007

Antimetabolite: Related Topics

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More specific terms for Antimetabolite:

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Broader terms for Antimetabolite

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Other terms that may be related to Antimetabolite:

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The description of Antimetabolite may also be used for the following terms:

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Hierarchical classifications of Antimetabolite

The following list attempts to classify Antimetabolite into categories where each line is subset of the next.

WordNet 2.1

  • antineoplastic,antineoplastic drug,cancer drug
  • cytotoxic drug
  • medicament,medication,medicinal drug,medicine
  • drug
  • agent
  • causal agency,causal agent,cause
  • entity

Source: WordNet 2.1

MeSH 2007 Hierarchy:

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