cytostasis


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cy·tos·ta·sis

(sī-tos'tă-sis),
The slowing of movement and accumulation of blood cells, especially polymorphonuclear leukocytes, in the capillaries, as in a region of inflammation; obstruction of a capillary as the result of accumulated leukocytes.
[cyto- + G. stasis, standing]

cytostasis

(sī′tə-stā′sĭs, -stăs′ĭs)
n.
Arrest of cellular growth and multiplication.

cy·tos·ta·sis

(sī-tos'tă-sis)
The slowing of movement and accumulation of blood cells, especially polymorphonuclear leukocytes, in the capillaries, as in a region of inflammation; obstruction of a capillary as the result of accumulated leukocytes.
[cyto- + G. stasis, standing]

cytostasis

inhibition of cell proliferation.
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