follow Dictionary.com

Why turkey has the same name as Turkey

cytostasis

[sahy-tuh-stey-sis, -stas-is] /ˌsaɪ təˈsteɪ sɪs, -ˈstæs ɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
arrest of cellular growth and division.
Origin
Dictionary.com Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
Cite This Source
cytostases in Medicine

cytostasis cy·to·sta·sis (sī'tə-stā'sĭs, -stās'ĭs)
n.

  1. The slowing of movement and accumulation of blood cells in the capillaries, as in a region of inflammation.

  2. Arrest of cellular growth and multiplication.

The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for cytostasis

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for cytostases

0
0
Scrabble Words With Friends