alkaloid

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(AL-ka-loyd)

One of a large group of chemicals produced by certain types of nitrogen-containing plants. Some alkaloids act against cancer.

Alkaloids include Navelbine (chemical name: vinorelbine) and vincristine (brand names: Oncovin, Vincasar PES, Vincrex).

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