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carcinostatic

adjective car·ci·no·stat·ic \ ˌkär-sə-nō-ˈsta-tik \

medical Definition of carcinostatic

: capable of inhibiting the growth of malignant tumors
  • Standardized beta-glucan extracts … show particular potential as carcinostatic agents that can be used in conjunction with conventional medical treatments to treat cancer.
  • —Mark MayellAlternative Medicine ReviewFebruary 2001

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