/ (ˌsaɪtəʊˈtɒksɪk) /
poisonous to living cells: denoting certain drugs used in the treatment of leukaemia and other cancers
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Derived forms of cytotoxiccytotoxicity (ˌsaɪtəʊtɒkˈsɪsɪtɪ), noun
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Medical definitions for cytotoxic
[ sī′tə-tŏk′sĭk ]
Of, relating to, or producing a toxic effect on cells.
Other words from cytotoxiccy′to•tox•ic′i•ty (-tŏk-sĭs′ĭ-tē) n.
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