used in the treatment of cancer

anticancer drug


an antineoplastic effect

Pertains to noun: ↑tumour (for: ↑antitumour), ↑tumor, ↑neoplasm (for: ↑antineoplastic), ↑cancer (for: ↑anticancer)
Derivationally related forms: ↑antineoplastic (for: ↑antineoplastic)

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adj., n.

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