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Antineoplastic

Definition

noun, plural: antineoplastics

A chemosynthetic drug that prevents or inhibit the growth, development, maturation, or spread of neoplastic cells.


Supplement

The antineoplastic is the drug used in chemotherapy to kill cancer cells.


Word origin: Greek plassein meaning to form.

Related term: antineoplastic agent


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... cancer cells Solution in my approach - the phase 2 treatment kills those oxygenated active cancer cells Traditional chemotherapy using cytotoxic antineoplastic drugs Drawback when used in isolation - chemo doesn't kill hypoxic tumour cores meaning that the cancer can come back later & they ...

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by PeterDow
Sat Oct 26, 2013 2:33 pm
 
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... but no more, with the intent of allowing cancer cell growth not to be inhibited preparatory to the use of a type K drug Type K drug - a cytotoxic antineoplastic chemotherapy drug used to KILL dividing cells especially dividing cancer cells while a type H drug inhibits normal cells from dividing ...

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Fri Oct 25, 2013 12:14 am
 
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... to the metabolic burden of infection, the cells can no longer produce enzymes necessary to deal with the ozone and repair the cell. 8. Ozone is antineoplastic. This means that ozone inhibits the growth of new tissue because rapidly dividing cells shift their priorities away from producing the ...

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