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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.
Preventing or interfering with mitosis.
An antimitotic drug.
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.
Inhibiting the process of mitosis.
1. Anything which interferes with cell division.
2. An anticancer drug, or agency, which acts by interfering with the reproduction of cancer cells.