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an·ti·ne·o·plas·tic

 (ăn′tē-nē′ə-plăs′tĭk, ăn′tī-)
adj.
Inhibiting or preventing the growth or development of malignant cells.

an′ti·ne′o·plas′tic n.
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antineoplastic

(ˌæntɪˌniːəʊˈplæstɪk)
adj
acting against tumours
n
a drug that acts against tumours
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an•ti•ne•o•plas•tic

(ˌæn tiˌni oʊˈplæs tɪk, ˌæn taɪ-)

adj.
1. destroying, inhibiting, or preventing the growth or spread of tumors.
n.
2. an antineoplastic substance.
[1965–70]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.antineoplastic - any of several drugs that control or kill neoplastic cellsantineoplastic - any of several drugs that control or kill neoplastic cells; used in chemotherapy to kill cancer cells; all have unpleasant side effects that may include nausea and vomiting and hair loss and suppression of bone marrow function
alkylating agent - an antineoplastic drug used to treat some forms of cancer
antimetabolite - an antineoplastic drug that inhibits the utilization of a metabolite
antineoplastic antibiotic - an antibiotic drug used as an antineoplastic in chemotherapy
asparaginase, Elspar - antineoplastic drug (trade name Elspar) sometimes used to treat lymphoblastic leukemia
cytotoxic drug - any drug that has a toxic effect on cells; commonly used in chemotherapy to inhibit the proliferation of cancerous cells
floxuridine - antineoplastic drug used to treat some cancers; can cause loss of hair
lomustine - an antineoplastic drug often used to treat brain tumors or Hodgkin's disease
Alkeran, melphalan - antineoplastic drug (trade name Alkeran) used to treat multiple myeloma and some other malignancies
periwinkle plant derivative - an antineoplastic drug used to treat some forms of cancer
procarbazine - an antineoplastic drug used to treat Hodgkin's disease
thioguanine - an antineoplastic drug used to treat acute leukemias
thiotepa - an antineoplastic drug used to treat certain malignancies
Adj.1.antineoplastic - used in the treatment of cancerantineoplastic - used in the treatment of cancer; "anticancer drug"; "an antineoplastic effect"
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Translations

an·ti·ne·o·plas·tic

a. antineoplástico-a, droga que controla o mata células cancerosas.
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