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cytostatic

[sahy-tuh-stat-ik]
adjective
  1. inhibiting cell growth and division.
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noun
  1. any substance that inhibits cell growth and division.
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Origin of cytostatic

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cytostatic in Medicine

cytostatic

(sī′tə-stătĭk)
adj.
  1. Obstructing a capillary by the accumulation of blood cells.
  2. Inhibiting or suppressing cellular growth and multiplication.
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n.
  1. A cytostatic agent.
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