cytochalasin

noun cy·to·cha·la·sin \ ˌsī-tō-kə-ˈlā-sən \

Definition of cytochalasin

:any of a group of metabolites isolated from fungi (especially Helminthosporium dematioideum) that inhibit various cell processes

Origin and Etymology of cytochalasin

cyt- + Greek chalasis slackening + English 1-in


Medical Dictionary

cytochalasin

noun cy·to·cha·la·sin \ ˌsīt-ō-kə-ˈlā-sən \

medical Definition of cytochalasin

:any of a group of metabolites isolated from fungi (especially Helminthosporium dematioideum) that inhibit various cell processes

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