cytostatic

adjective
cy·​to·​stat·​ic | \ ˌsī-tə-ˈsta-tik How to pronounce cytostatic (audio) \

Definition of cytostatic

: tending to retard cellular activity and multiplication cytostatic treatment of tumor cells

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cytostatic noun

First Known Use of cytostatic

1949, in the meaning defined above

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“Cytostatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cytostatic. Accessed 17 Oct. 2021.

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cytostatic

adjective
cy·​to·​stat·​ic | \ ˌsīt-ə-ˈstat-ik How to pronounce cytostatic (audio) \

Medical Definition of cytostatic

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: tending to retard cellular activity and multiplication cytostatic treatment of tumor cells

Other Words from cytostatic

cytostatically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce cytostatic (audio) \ adverb

cytostatic

noun

Medical Definition of cytostatic (Entry 2 of 2)

: a cytostatic agent

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