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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



ribonucleotide reductase inhibitor  listen  (RY-boh-NOO-klee-oh-tide ree-DUK-tays in-HIH-bih-ter)

  A family of anticancer drugs that interfere with the growth of tumor cells by blocking the formation of deoxyribonucleotides (building blocks of DNA).