antitumor

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Etymology[edit]

anti- +‎ tumor

Adjective[edit]

antitumor (comparative more antitumor, superlative most antitumor)

  1. Inhibiting the development of a tumor.

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Noun[edit]

antitumor (plural antitumors)

  1. Any substance that inhibits tumors.
    • 2009, Jacques Royer, Asymmetric synthesis of nitrogen heterocycles (page 3)
      Aziridines are present as structural motifs in a variety of strongly biologically active compounds such as azinomycins A and B [] which are potent antitumors as well as antibiotic agents []