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cytostatic

adjective cy·to·stat·ic \ˌsī-tə-ˈsta-tik\

Definition of CYTOSTATIC

:  tending to retard cellular activity and multiplication <cytostatic treatment of tumor cells>
cytostatic noun

First Known Use of CYTOSTATIC

1949

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