cytoreductive therapy

[sī′tō-rĭ-dŭktĭv]

n.

Therapy to reduce the number of cells in a lesion, usually a malignancy.

Nearby words

  1. cytoplasm,
  2. cytoplasmic bridge,
  3. cytoplasmic inclusion body,
  4. cytoplasmic inheritance,
  5. cytoplast,
  6. cytosine,
  7. cytosine arabinoside,
  8. cytosine ribonucleoside,
  9. cytosis,
  10. cytoskeleton


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