carcinostatic

adjective

car·​ci·​no·​stat·​ic ˌkär-sə-nō-ˈsta-tik How to pronounce carcinostatic (audio)
: 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 Mayell, Alternative Medicine Review

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“Carcinostatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/carcinostatic. Accessed 20 Apr. 2024.

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