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, in the meaning defined above

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antineoplastic

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

Medical Definition of antineoplastic 

(Entry 1 of 2)

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

antineoplastic

noun

Medical Definition of antineoplastic (Entry 2 of 2)

: an antineoplastic agent

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