antitumor

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adjective an·ti·tu·mor \ˈan-tē-ˌtü-mər, -ˌtyü-, ˈan-tī-\
variants: or less commonly

antitumoral

play \ˌan-tē-ˈtü-mə-rəl, -ˈtyü-, ˌan-tī-\

Definition of antitumor

  1. :  preventing or inhibiting the formation or growth of tumors :  anticancer antitumor medicines antitumor activities

1910

First Known Use of antitumor

1910


Medical Dictionary

antitumor

play
adjective an·ti·tu·mor \ˈant-i-ˌt(y)ü-mər, ˈan-ˌtī-\
variants: also

antitumoral

\-mə-rəl\play or chiefly British

antitumour

also

antitumoural

Medical Definition of antitumor

  1. :  preventing or inhibiting the formation or growth of tumors :  anticancer antitumor agents antitumor activity


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