Definition of Antimetabolites

1. Noun. (plural of antimetabolite) ¹



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Definition of Antimetabolites

1. antimetabolite [n] - See also: antimetabolite

Medical Definition of Antimetabolites

1. Drugs that are chemically similar to naturally occurring metabolites, but differ enough to interfere with normal metabolic pathways. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Antimetabolites

antimere
antimeres
antimerger
antimeria
antimeric
antimerism
antimeritocracy
antimesenteric
antimeson
antimesons
antimessianic
antimetabole
antimetaboles
antimetabolic
antimetabolite
antimetabolites (current term)
antimetaphorical
antimetaphysical
antimetastasis
antimetastatic
antimetathesis
antimeter
antimeters
antimetric
antimetrical
antimetropia
antimicrobe
antimicrobial
antimicrobial spectrum
antimicrobials

Literary usage of Antimetabolites

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1. Microbial and Phenotypic Definition of Rats and Mice: Proceedings of the by National Research Council Staff, Commission on Life Sciences, ebrary, Inc, International Committee (1999)
"... rendering the carrier hosts immunodeficient by chemical immunosuppres- sants (such as cortisone [and its synthetic derivatives]) or antimetabolites ..."

2. Health Information for International Travel by DIANE Publishing Company (1996)
"... responses that occur with leukemia, lymphoma, generalized malignancy, and therapy with corticosteroids, alkylating drugs, antimetabolites and radiation. ..."

3. Health Information for International Travel (1994) by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"... as occurs with leukemia, lymphoma, generalized malignancy, or therapy with corticosteroids, alkylating agents, antimetabolites, or radiation. ..."

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