HyperDic: purinethol

English > 1 sense of the word Purinethol:
NOUNartifactPurinethol, mercaptopurinea drug (trade name Purinethol) that interferes with the metabolism of purine and is used to treat acute lymphocytic leukemia
English > Purinethol: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningA drug (trade name Purinethol) that interferes with the metabolism of purine and is used to treat acute lymphocytic leukemia.
Synonymmercaptopurine
BroaderantimetaboliteAn antineoplastic drug that inhibits the utilization of a metabolite
immunosuppressant, immunosuppressor, immunosuppressive drug, immunosuppressive, immune suppressant drugA drug that lowers the body's normal immune response
Usage oftrade namea name given to a product or service

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