NCI Drug Dictionary

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The NCI Drug Dictionary contains technical definitions and synonyms for drugs/agents used to treat patients with cancer or conditions related to cancer. Each drug entry includes links to check for clinical trials listed in NCI's List of Cancer Clinical Trials.

thymidine
A pyrimidine nucleoside that is composed of the pyrimidine base thymine attached to the sugar deoxyribose. As a constituent of DNA, thymidine pairs with adenine in the DNA double helix. Check for active clinical trials or closed clinical trials using this agent. (NCI Thesaurus)
Synonyms:2'-deoxythymidine
thymidin
thymidine deoxyriboside
Abbreviations:dT
DThyd
TDR