tumoricidal

adjective
tu·​mor·​i·​cid·​al | \ ˌt(y)ü-mə-rə-ˈsīd-ᵊl How to pronounce tumoricidal (audio) \

Medical Definition of tumoricidal

: destroying tumor cells tumoricidal activity tumoricidal macrophages

Learn More About tumoricidal

Dictionary Entries Near tumoricidal

tumoral

tumoricidal

tumorigenesis

See More Nearby Entries 

Cite this Entry

“Tumoricidal.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/tumoricidal. Accessed 24 Jan. 2022.

Style: MLA
MLACheck Mark Icon ChicagoCheck Mark Icon APACheck Mark Icon Merriam-WebsterCheck Mark Icon

WORD OF THE DAY

Test Your Vocabulary

Farm Idioms Quiz

  • cow coming home
  • What does 'poke' refer to in the expression 'pig in a poke'?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Universal Daily Crossword

A daily challenge for crossword fanatics.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!