antiproliferative

antiproliferative

[an-tee-proh-lif-uh-rey-tiv, an-tahy-] Pharmacology.
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to a substance used to prevent or retard the spread of cells, especially malignant cells, into surrounding tissues.
noun
2.
any such substance.

Origin:
anti- + proliferative

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