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cytostatic

[sahy-tuh-stat-ik] /ˌsaɪ təˈstæt ɪk/
adjective
1.
inhibiting cell growth and division.
noun
2.
any substance that inhibits cell growth and division.
Origin of cytostatic
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cytostatic in Medicine

cytostatic cy·to·stat·ic (sī'tə-stāt'ĭk)
adj.

  1. Obstructing a capillary by the accumulation of blood cells.

  2. Inhibiting or suppressing cellular growth and multiplication.

n.
A cytostatic agent.
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