antimitotic


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an·ti·mi·tot·ic

(an'tē-mī-tot'ik),
1. Having an arresting action on mitosis.
2. A drug having such an effect; for example, a folic acid antagonist that is used in leukemia to inhibit the multiplication of white blood cells.

antimitotic

(ăn′tē-mī-tŏt′ĭk, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Preventing or interfering with mitosis.
n.
An antimitotic drug.

antimitotic

[-mītot′ik]
inhibiting cell division.

antimitotic

adjective Referring to an agent or mechanism that inhibits mitosis—i.e., the multiplication of cancer cells.

noun An agent used to manage cancer that acts by inhibiting cell division.

an·ti·mi·tot·ic

(an'tē-mī-tot'ik)
Inhibiting the process of mitosis.

antimitotic

1. Anything which interferes with cell division.
2. An anticancer drug, or agency, which acts by interfering with the reproduction of cancer cells.
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The current results are consistent with the concept that chlorpyrifos exerts antimitotic actions on developing neural cells independently of cholinesterase inhibition (5,9,11).
This shows that the methyl group is essential for the antimitotic activity of vitexin 2"O-rhamnoside; moreover, the loss of the methyl group reduces to 50% the ORAC units/mg of phenols.
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100% aqueous extract exhibited significant antimitotic activity by reducing the mitotic index (Pless than 0.
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In subsequent studies, Inoue and collaborators established the reversible assembly and disassembly of spindle fibers and fibrils in living cells when exposed to cold temperatures (Inoue, 1964), antimitotic drugs (Inoue.
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