from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A purine analogue, C5H4N4S, that acts as an antimetabolite by interfering with purine synthesis, used primarily in the treatment of acute leukemia.
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- n. A particular oral drug used in the treatment of cancer.
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- n. a drug (trade name Purinethol) that interferes with the metabolism of purine and is used to treat acute lymphocytic leukemia
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