cytostatic

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

Definition of cytostatic

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

cytostatic

noun

First Known Use of cytostatic

1949

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cytostatic

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

medical Definition of cytostatic

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

cytostatically

play \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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cytostatic

noun

medical Definition of cytostatic

: a cytostatic agent

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