chemoprevention

noun che·mo·pre·ven·tion \ -pri-ˈven(t)-shən \

Definition of chemoprevention

: the use of chemical agents to prevent or slow the development of cancer

chemopreventive

play \-ˈven-tiv\ adjective

First Known Use of chemoprevention

1976

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chemoprevention

noun che·mo·pre·ven·tion \ -pri-ˈven-chən \

medical Definition of chemoprevention

: the use of chemical agents to prevent the development of cancer

chemopreventive

play \-ˈven-tiv\ adjective

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