cytochalasin

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cytochalasin cy·to·chal·a·sin (sī'tō-kāl'ə-sĭn, -zĭn, -kə-lā'-)
n.
Any of a group of substances derived from molds that interfere with the division of cytoplasm, inhibit cell movement, and cause extrusion of the nucleus.

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