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tumoricidal

 [too″mor-ĭ-si´dal]
oncolytic; see oncolysis.
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tu·mor·i·ci·dal

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

(tū'mŏr-i-sī'dăl)
Denoting an agent destructive to tumors.
Synonym(s): tumouricidal.
[tumor + L. caedo, to kill]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

tu·mor·i·ci·dal

(tū'mŏr-i-sī'dăl)
Denoting an agent destructive to tumors.
Synonym(s): tumouricidal.
[tumor + L. caedo, to kill]
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EL4-luc2 cells, a lymphoma cell line from C57BL/6 mice expressing the firefly luciferase gene (Caliper Life Science, MA, USA), were used to evaluate drug efficacy on macrophage tumoricidal activity in coculture conditions.
It has been shown that [beta]-glucans from the fruiting body of AbM have strong tumoricidal effects in preclinical models.
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