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View in Spanish: Inhibidor de la ribonucleótido reductasa

Ribonucleotide reductase inhibitor (RY-boh-NOO-klee-oh-tide ree-DUK-tayz in-HIH-bih-ter)
A family of anticancer drugs that interfere with the growth of tumor cells by blocking the formation of deoxyribonucleotides (building blocks of DNA).

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