[ an-tee-nee-oh-plas-tik, an-tahy- ]
/ ˌæn tiˌni oʊˈplæs tɪk, ˌæn taɪ- /
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destroying, inhibiting, or preventing the growth or spread of neoplasms.
an antineoplastic substance.
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Medical definitions for antineoplastic
[ ăn′tē-nē′ə-plăs′tĭk, ăn′tī- ]
Preventing the development, maturation, or spread of neoplastic cells.
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