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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“Antimetastatic.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antimetastatic. Accessed 26 January 2020.

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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, 25 Dec. 2008

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