NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms
The NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms features 7,791 terms related to cancer and medicine.
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- thymidylate synthase inhibitor
- listen (THY-mih-DIH-layt SIN-thays in-HIH-bih-ter)
- A drug that blocks DNA synthesis and may prevent tumor cell growth. It is being studied as a treatment for cancer.