chemoprevention


che·mo·pre·ven·tion

noun \-pri-ˈven(t)-shən\

Definition of CHEMOPREVENTION

:  the use of chemical agents to prevent or slow the development of cancer
che·mo·pre·ven·tive \-ˈven-tiv\ adjective

First Known Use of CHEMOPREVENTION

1980

che·mo·pre·ven·tion

noun \-pri-ˈven-chən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of CHEMOPREVENTION

: the use of chemical agents to prevent the development of cancer
che·mo·pre·ven·tive \-ˈven-tiv\ adjective

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