cytostatic

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adjective cy·to·stat·ic \ˌsī-tə-ˈsta-tik\

Definition of cytostatic

  1. :  tending to retard cellular activity and multiplication <cytostatic treatment of tumor cells>

cytostatic

noun

1949

First Known Use of cytostatic

1949


Medical Dictionary

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cytostatic

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adjective cy·to·stat·ic \ˌsīt-ə-ˈstat-ik\

Medical Definition of cytostatic

  1. :  tending to retard cellular activity and multiplication <cytostatic treatment of tumor cells>

cytostatically

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cytostatic

noun cy·to·stat·ic

Medical Definition of cytostatic

  1. :  a cytostatic agent


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