[ sahy-tuh-stat-ik ]
/ ˌsaɪ təˈstæt ɪk /
inhibiting cell growth and division.
any substance that inhibits cell growth and division.
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Medicine definitions for cytostatic
[ sī′tə-stăt′ĭk ]
Obstructing a capillary by the accumulation of blood cells.
Inhibiting or suppressing cellular growth and multiplication.
A cytostatic agent.
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