Antiplastic | definition of antiplastic by Medical dictionary
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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  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 .
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.