antimetastatic

adjective
an·​ti·​met·​a·​stat·​ic | \ ˌan-tē-ˌme-tə-ˈsta-tik, ˌan-tī- How to pronounce antimetastatic (audio) \
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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The first known use of antimetastatic was in 1921

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“Antimetastatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antimetastatic. Accessed 18 May. 2022.

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antimetastatic

adjective
an·​ti·​met·​a·​stat·​ic | \ -ˌmet-ə-ˈstat-ik How to pronounce antimetastatic (audio) \
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

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