adjective Date: 1970 inhibiting or disrupting mitosis <
antimitotic agents
antimitotic activity
antimitotic noun

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • antimitotic — 1. Having an arresting action upon mitosis. 2. A drug having such an effect; e.g., a folic acid antagonist that is used in leukemia to inhibit the multiplication of white cells. * * * an·ti·mi·tot·ic .ant i mī tät ik, .an .tī …   Medical dictionary

  • antimitotic — ¦anˌtī, ¦antē, ¦antə̇ˌ adjective ( s) Etymology: anti (I) + mitotic : inhibiting or disrupting mitosis antimitotic drugs antimitotic activity • antimitotic noun …   Useful english dictionary

  • antimitotic — an•ti•mi•tot•ic [[t]ˌæn ti maɪˈtɒt ɪk, mɪ , ˌæn taɪ [/t]] adj. 1) pha biochem. of or pertaining to a substance capable of arresting the process of cell division 2) pha biochem. an antimitotic substance • Etymology: 1965–70 …   From formal English to slang

  • antimitotic — adj. [Gr. anti, against; mitos, thread] Refers to the action of physical or chemical agents that produce a consistent deviation in the mitotic cycle …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • antimitotic — /an tee muy tot ik, mi , an tuy /, Biochem., Pharm. adj. 1. of or pertaining to certain substances capable of arresting the process of cell division. n. 2. any such substance, as certain drugs used to destroy cancer cells. [1965 70; ANTI +… …   Universalium

  • antimitotic — 1. adjective preventing or disrupting mitosis 2. noun an agent that prevents or disrupts mitosis …   Wiktionary

  • antimitòtic — an|ti|mi|tò|tic Mot Pla Adjectiu variable …   Diccionari Català-Català

  • antimitotic — an·ti·mitotic …   English syllables

  • antimitotic — n. any one of a group of drugs that inhibit cell division and growth, e.g. doxorubicin. The drugs used to treat cancer are mainly antimitotics. See also: antimetabolite, cytotoxic drug …   The new mediacal dictionary

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