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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.
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Preventing or interfering with mitosis.
An antimitotic drug.
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antimitoticadjective 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.
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Inhibiting the process of mitosis.
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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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