antimutagen

/ (ˌæntɪˈmjuːtədʒən) /

noun

any substance that acts against a mutagen

Nearby words

  1. antimony sulfide,
  2. antimony trifluoride,
  3. antimony trisulfide,
  4. antimonyl,
  5. antimuon,
  6. antimutagenic,
  7. antimycotic,
  8. antinationalist,
  9. antineoplastic,
  10. antineutrino

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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.
Related formsan′ti•mu′ta•genic adj.


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