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an·ti·mi·tot·ic

 (ăn′tē-mī-tŏt′ĭk, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Preventing or interfering with mitosis.
n.
An antimitotic drug.

antimitotic

(ˌæntɪmaɪˈtɒtɪk)
adj
acting against mitosis
n
a drug which acts against mitosis

an•ti•mi•tot•ic

(ˌæn ti maɪˈtɒt ɪk, -mɪ-, ˌæn taɪ-)

adj.
1. of or pertaining to a substance capable of arresting the process of cell division.
n.
2. an antimitotic substance.
[1965–70]
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