antimitotic

[ an-tee-mahy-tot-ik, -mi-, an-tahy- ]

adjective
  1. of or relating to certain substances capable of arresting the process of cell division.

noun
  1. any such substance, as certain drugs used to destroy cancer cells.

Origin of antimitotic

1
First recorded in 1965–70; anti- + mitotic

Words Nearby antimitotic

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