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antineoplastic

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

First recorded in 1965–70; anti- + neoplastic
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antineoplastic in Medicine

antineoplastic

(ăn′tē-nē′ə-plăstĭk, ăn′tī-)
adj.
  1. Preventing the development, maturation, or spread of neoplastic cells.
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Related formsan′ti•ne′o•plastic n.
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