cytotoxic

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adjective cy·to·tox·ic \ˌsī-tə-ˈtäk-sik\

Definition of cytotoxic

  1. 1 :  of or relating to a cytotoxin

  2. 2 :  toxic to cells cytotoxic drugs

cytotoxicity

play \ˌsī-tə-(ˌ)täk-ˈsi-sə-tē\ noun

1902

First Known Use of cytotoxic

1902


Medical Dictionary

cytotoxic

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adjective cy·to·tox·ic \ˌsīt-ə-ˈtäk-sik\

Medical Definition of cytotoxic

  1. :  toxic to cells cytotoxic lymphocytes cytotoxic drugs

cytotoxicity

\-(ˌ)täk-ˈsis-ət-ē\play noun plural

cytotoxicities


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