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tumoricidal

 [too″mor-ĭ-si´dal]
oncolytic; see oncolysis.

tu·mor·i·ci·dal

(tū'mŏr-i-sī'dăl),
Denoting an agent destructive to tumors.
[tumor + L. caedo, to kill]

tumoricidal

/tu·mor·i·ci·dal/ (too″mer-ĭ-si´dal) oncolytic.

tumoricidal

tu·mor·i·ci·dal

(tū'mŏr-i-sī'dăl)
Denoting an agent destructive to tumors.
Synonym(s): tumouricidal.
[tumor + L. caedo, to kill]

tu·mor·i·ci·dal

(tū'mŏr-i-sī'dăl)
Denoting an agent destructive to tumors.
Synonym(s): tumouricidal.
[tumor + L. caedo, to kill]

tumoricidal

destructive to cancer cells.
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When the multilamellar liposomes are degraded inside the macrophage, MTP-PE is released, activating tumoricidal activity through the cytoplasmic Nod2 receptor.
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