from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A substance that closely resembles an essential metabolite and therefore interferes with physiological reactions involving it.
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- n. Any substance that competes with, or inhibits the normal metabolic process, often by acting as an analogue of an essential metabolite
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- n. an antineoplastic drug that inhibits the utilization of a metabolite
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