antineoplastic

adjective an·ti·neo·plas·tic \ ˌan-tē-ˌnē-ə-ˈplas-tik , ˌan-ˌtī- \

Definition of antineoplastic

: inhibiting or preventing the growth and spread of tumors or malignant cells

First Known Use of antineoplastic

1898


Medical Dictionary

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antineoplastic

adjective an·ti·neo·plas·tic \ -ˌnē-ə-ˈplas-tik \

medical Definition of antineoplastic

: inhibiting or preventing the growth and spread of neoplasms or malignant cells
  • treated with a regimen of antineoplastic drugs

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antineoplastic

noun

medical Definition of antineoplastic

: an antineoplastic agent

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