antiplastic


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antiplastic

 [an″te-, an″ti-plas´tik]
unfavorable to healing.

antiplastic

(ant″i-plas′tik) [ anti- + + plastic (2)]
1. Preventing or inhibiting wound healing.
2. An agent that prevents or inhibits wound healing by preventing formation of granulation tissue.
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It has been the subject of oncological investigation as it is responsible for several chemoresistance events described for antiplastic substances on tumours [91] but is now also the subject of gynaecological investigation as their presence may also explain the resistance to azoles observed with some species of Candida [92].
We are currently in the midst of our antiplastic carry- bag campaign.
The APC was formed in 1992 as a temporary group to counter antiplastic environmental and recycling legislation and to promote a positive public image of plastics.