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cytostatic

 [si″to-stat´ik]
1. suppressing the growth and multiplication of cells.
2. an agent that so acts.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cy·to·stat·ic

(sī'tō-stat'ik),
Characterized by cytostasis.
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cytostatic

(sī′tə-stăt′ĭk)
adj.
Inhibiting or suppressing cellular growth and multiplication.
n.
A cytostatic agent.

cy′to·stat′i·cal·ly adv.
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cytostatic

adjective Referring to that which suppresses cell growth and multiplication noun An agent that suppresses cell growth and multiplication
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cy·to·stat·ic

(sī'tō-stat'ik)
Characterized by cytostasis.
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