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View in Spanish: Inhibidor de glicinamida ribonucleótida formiltransferasa

Glycinamide ribonucleotide formyltransferase inhibitor (gly-SIH-nuh-mide RY-boh-NOO-klee-oh-tide FOR-myl-TRANZ-fer-ays in-HIH-bih-
A drug that blocks DNA synthesis and may prevent tumor growth. It is being studied as a treatment for cancer.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.