antineoplastic

antineoplastic

[an-tee-nee-oh-plas-tik, an-tahy-] Medicine/Medical, Pharmacology.
adjective
1.
destroying, inhibiting, or preventing the growth or spread of neoplasms.
noun
2.
an antineoplastic substance.

Origin:
1965–70; anti- + neoplastic

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antineoplastic an·ti·ne·o·plas·tic (ān'tē-nē'ə-plās'tĭk, ān'tī-)
adj.
Preventing the development, maturation, or spread of neoplastic cells.


an'ti·ne'o·plas'tic n.
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