[an-tee-nee-oh-plas-tik, an-tahy-]Medicine/Medical, Pharmacology
- destroying, inhibiting, or preventing the growth or spread of neoplasms.
- an antineoplastic substance.
Origin of antineoplastic
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- Preventing the development, maturation, or spread of neoplastic cells.
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