carcinostatic

adjective
car·​ci·​no·​stat·​ic | \ ˌkär-sə-nō-ˈsta-tik How to pronounce carcinostatic (audio) \

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 Mayell, Alternative Medicine Review

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“Carcinostatic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/carcinostatic. Accessed 5 Jul. 2022.

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