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Adjective: antineoplastic
  1. Used in the treatment of cancer
    "an antineoplastic effect";
    - anticancer, antitumor [US], antitumour [Brit, Cdn]
Noun: antineoplastic
  1. 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
    - antineoplastic drug, cancer drug

Derived forms: antineoplastics

Type of: cytotoxic drug

Encyclopedia: Antineoplastic