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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


glycinamide ribonucleotide formyltransferase inhibitor  listen  (gly-SIH-nuh-mide RY-boh-NOO-klee-oh-tide FOR-mil-TRANZ-feh-rays in-HIH-bih-ter)

  A drug that blocks DNA synthesis and may prevent tumor growth. It is being studied as a treatment for cancer.