Antiplastic
Antiplastic An`ti*plas"tic, a. 1. Diminishing plasticity. [1913 Webster]

2. (Med.) Preventing or checking the process of healing, or granulation. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • antiplastic — | ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷ at anti I+| adjective Etymology: anti (I) + plastic : preventing or checking the process of healing or granulation * * * /an tee plas tik, an tuy /, adj. allaying or preventing the growth of new tissue. [ANTI + PLASTIC] * * *… …   Useful english dictionary

  • antiplastic — /an tee plas tik, an tuy /, adj. allaying or preventing the growth of new tissue. [ANTI + PLASTIC] * * * …   Universalium

  • antiplastic — an·ti·plas·tic plas tik adj preventing or checking the process of healing or granulation * * * an·ti·plas·tic (an″te ) (an″ti plasґtik) [anti + plastic] 1. unfavorable to the healing process. 2. suppressing cell formation. 3.… …   Medical dictionary

  • antiplastic — adj. retards the healing process; prevents formation of new blood cells …   English contemporary dictionary

  • antiplastic — an·ti·plas·tic …   English syllables

  • an|ti|plas|tic — «AN tee PLAS tihk», adjective, noun. –adj. 1. preventing or inhibiting plasticity. 2. Medicine. tending to prevent or check the process of healing. –n. an antiplastic substance or agent …   Useful english dictionary

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