antitumor

adjective
an·​ti·​tu·​mor | \ ˈan-tē-ˌtü-mər How to pronounce antitumor (audio) , -ˌtyü-, ˈan-tī- \
variants: or less commonly antitumoral \ ˌan-​tē-​ˈtü-​mə-​rəl How to pronounce antitumor (audio) , -​ˈtyü-​ , ˌan-​tī-​ \

Definition of antitumor

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

First Known Use of antitumor

1910, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of antitumor was in 1910

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“Antitumor.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/antitumor. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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antitumor

adjective
an·​ti·​tu·​mor
variants: or anti-tumor \ ˈant-​i-​ˌt(y)ü-​mər, ˈan-​ˌtī-​ How to pronounce antitumor (audio) \ also antitumoral or anti-tumoral \ -​mə-​rəl How to pronounce antitumor (audio) \ or chiefly British antitumour or anti-tumour also antitumoural or anti-tumoural

Medical Definition of antitumor

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

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