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anti-cancer antibioticAny of a group of anticancer drugs (daunorubicin, doxorubicin, bleomycin, dactinomycin) which block cell growth by DNA intercalation, blocking synthesis of DNA and RNA.
antineoplastic antibioticAnticancer antibiotic, antitumor antibiotic Oncology Any of a group of anticancer drugs that block cell growth by interfering with DNA. See Daunomycin, Vinblastin, Vincristin.
an·ti·ne·o·plas·tic an·ti·bi·ot·ic(an'tē-nē'ō-plas'tik an'tē-bī-ot'ik)
An antibiotic that inhibits the growth and spread of neoplasms or malignant cells.