carcinostatic


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car·ci·no·stat·ic

(kar'si-nō-stat'ik),
1. Pertaining to an arresting or inhibitory effect on the development or progression of a carcinoma.
2. An agent that manifests such an effect.

carcinostatic

[kär′sinōstat′ik]
Etymology: Gk, karkinos + statikos, causing to stand
pertaining to the tendency to slow or halt the growth of a carcinoma.

carcinostatic

adjective That which slows the growth of a carcinoma.

car·ci·no·stat·ic

(kahr'si-nō-stat'ik)
Agent with an arresting or inhibitory effect on the development or progression of a carcinoma.
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