cytotoxicity

cytotoxicity

[sahy-toh-tok-sis-i-tee]
noun
cell destruction caused by a cytotoxic substance.

Origin:
cytotoxic + -ity

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cytotoxic (ˌsaɪtəʊˈtɒksɪk)
 
adj
poisonous to living cells: denoting certain drugs used in the treatment of leukaemia and other cancers
 
cytotoxicity
 
n

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