antimutagen

/ (ˌæntɪˈmjuːtədʒən) /

noun

any substance that acts against a mutagen
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Medicine definitions for antimutagen

antimutagen
[ ăn′tē-myōōtə-jən, -jĕn′, ăn′tī- ]

n.

A substance that reduces or interferes with the mutagenic effects of another substance.

Other words from antimutagen

an′ti•mu′ta•genic adj.
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