Meaning of antiproliferative

an•ti•pro•lif•er•a•tive

Pronunciation: (an"tē-prō-lif'u-rā"tiv, an"tī-), [key]
— Pharm. Pharm.
—adj.
  1. of or pertaining to a substance used to prevent or retard the spread of cells, esp. malignant cells, into surrounding tissues.
—n.
  1. any such substance.
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