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cy·to·stat·ic

 (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

(ˌsaɪtəʊˈstætɪk) biology
adj
having the capability to inhibit cell growth
n
any substance or treatment that inhibits cell growth
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cy•to•stat•ic

(ˌsaɪ təˈstæt ɪk)

adj.
1. inhibiting cell growth and division.
n.
2. any substance that inhibits cell growth and division.
[1950–55]
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zytostatisch
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