- inhibiting cell growth and division.
- any substance that inhibits cell growth and division.
Origin of cytostatic
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- Obstructing a capillary by the accumulation of blood cells.
- Inhibiting or suppressing cellular growth and multiplication.
- A cytostatic agent.
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