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antimetabolite

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noun an·ti·me·tab·o·lite \ˌan-tē-mə-ˈta-bə-ˌlīt, ˌan-ˌtī-\

Definition of antimetabolite

  1. :  a substance that replaces or inhibits an organism's utilization of a metabolite



1945

First Known Use of antimetabolite

1945


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antimetabolite

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noun an·ti·me·tab·o·lite \ˌant-i-mə-ˈtab-ə-ˌlīt, ˌan-ˌtī-\

Medical Definition of antimetabolite

  1. :  a substance (as a sulfa drug) that replaces or inhibits the utilization of a metabolite




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