chemotherapeutic chemotherapeutic chemotherapeutical chemotherapeuticaladj. of or pertaining to chemotherapy; using chemotherapy; having properties beneficial for chemotherapy. [WordNet 1.5]

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  • chemotherapeutic — adjective Date: 1907 of, relating to, or used in chemotherapy • chemotherapeutic noun • chemotherapeutically adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • chemotherapeutic — Relating to chemotherapy. * * * che·mo·ther·a·peu·tic .ther ə pyüt ik also che·mo·ther·a·peu·ti·cal i kəl adj of, relating to, or used in chemotherapy che·mo·ther·a·peu·ti·cal·ly i k(ə )lē adv chemotherapeutic or chemotherapeutical n an agent… …   Medical dictionary

  • chemotherapeutic — See chemotherapy. * * * …   Universalium

  • chemotherapeutic — 1. adjective Of or having to do with chemotherapy. 2. noun A chemical agent used in chemotherapy …   Wiktionary

  • chemotherapeutic — adj. of or pertaining to chemotherapy, of a chemical agent which is used in the treatment of cancer …   English contemporary dictionary

  • chemotherapeutic — chemo·therapeutic …   English syllables

  • chemotherapeutic — adjective of or relating to chemotherapy • Syn: ↑chemotherapeutical • Pertains to noun: ↑chemotherapy (for: ↑chemotherapeutical), ↑chemotherapy • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • chemotherapeutic index — n the ratio of the maximum tolerated dose of a chemical agent used in chemotherapy to its minimum effective dose * * * therapeutic i …   Medical dictionary

  • chemotherapeutic agents — (ke mo ther ah pu tik) Compounds used in the treatment of disease that destroy pathogens or inhibit their growth at concentrations low enough to avoid doing undesirable damage to the host …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • chemotherapeutic agent — noun A pharmacological agent that is known to be of use in the treatment of cancer …   Wiktionary

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