Definition: A substance allegedly isolated from beef heart or blood of horses. Studied in the 1960s as a treatment for cancer. Analysis by the U.S. F.D.A. showed only creatine monohydrate.
[Ger. Krebs, crab, cancer]
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Examples: glitazone, GI cocktail, etc.