Medical Definition of antiapoptotic
: inhibiting apoptosis Cancer results when cells grow faster and live longer than normal. Therefore increased activity of antiapoptotic proteins or decreased activity of proapoptotic proteins can contribute to the development of cancer.—Soren T. Eichhorst and Peter H. Krammer, The Lancet, 4 Aug. 2001
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