antimitotic

adjective
an·​ti·​mi·​tot·​ic | \ ˌan-tē-mī-ˈtä-tik, ˌan-ˌtī- How to pronounce antimitotic (audio) \

Definition of antimitotic

: inhibiting or disrupting mitosis antimitotic agents antimitotic activity

Other Words from antimitotic

antimitotic noun

First Known Use of antimitotic

1948, in the meaning defined above

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“Antimitotic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antimitotic. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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More Definitions for antimitotic

antimitotic

adjective
an·​ti·​mi·​tot·​ic | \ ˌant-i-mī-ˈtät-ik, ˌan-ˌtī- How to pronounce antimitotic (audio) \

Medical Definition of antimitotic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: inhibiting or disrupting mitosis antimitotic agents antimitotic activity

antimitotic

noun

Medical Definition of antimitotic (Entry 2 of 2)

: an antimitotic substance

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