antimitotic

adjective

an·​ti·​mi·​tot·​ic
ˌan-tē-mī-ˈtä-tik,
ˌan-ˌtī- How to pronounce antimitotic (audio)
: inhibiting or disrupting mitosis
antimitotic agents
antimitotic activity
antimitotic noun

Word History

First Known Use

1948, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of antimitotic was in 1948

Dictionary Entries Near antimitotic

Cite this Entry

“Antimitotic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antimitotic. Accessed 25 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition

antimitotic

1 of 2 adjective
an·​ti·​mi·​tot·​ic ˌant-i-mī-ˈtät-ik, ˌan-ˌtī- How to pronounce antimitotic (audio)
: inhibiting or disrupting mitosis
antimitotic agents
antimitotic activity

antimitotic

2 of 2 noun
: an antimitotic substance
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