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antimitotic

[an-tee-mahy-tot-ik, -mi-, an-tahy-] /ˌæn ti maɪˈtɒt ɪk, -mɪ-, ˌæn taɪ-/
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to certain substances capable of arresting the process of cell division.
noun
2.
any such substance, as certain drugs used to destroy cancer cells.
Origin
1965-1970
1965-70; anti- + mitotic
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