antimetastatic

adjective
an·ti·met·a·stat·ic | \ ˌan-tē-ˌme-tə-ˈsta-tik , ˌan-tī- \
variants: or anti-metastatic

Definition of antimetastatic 

medical

: inhibiting metastasis antimetastatic activity antimetastatic drugs

First Known Use of antimetastatic

1921, in the meaning defined above

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antimetastatic

adjective
an·ti·met·a·stat·ic | \ -ˌmet-ə-ˈstat-ik \
variants: or anti-metastatic

Medical Definition of antimetastatic 

: inhibiting metastasis antimetastatic activity Cancer treatment may need to combine multiple antimetastatic drugs with cytotoxic chemotherapy. —Anne C. Chiang and Joan Massagué, The New England Journal of Medicine, 25 Dec. 2008

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