antineoplastic love


from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Inhibiting or preventing the growth or development of malignant cells.

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  • adjective oncology Inhibiting the development of tumours.
  • noun oncology, pharmacology Any such agent, used in chemotherapy.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective used in the treatment of cancer
  • noun any of several drugs that control or kill neoplastic cells; used in chemotherapy to kill cancer cells; all have unpleasant side effects that may include nausea and vomiting and hair loss and suppression of bone marrow function


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