chemotherapeutic

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Etymology[edit]

chemo- +‎ therapeutic

Adjective[edit]

chemotherapeutic (comparative more chemotherapeutic, superlative most chemotherapeutic)

  1. (medicine, oncology) Of or having to do with chemotherapy.

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Noun[edit]

chemotherapeutic (plural chemotherapeutics)

  1. (medicine, oncology) A chemical agent used in chemotherapy
    • 2005, Michael G. Goggins, “The Molecular Diagnosis of Pancreatic Cancer”, in Von Hoff et al., editors, Pancreatic Cancer[1], ISBN 0763721786, page 260:
      Several novel chemotherapeutics that target specific signaling pathways are now available as anti-cancer agents including EGFR inhibitors and rapamycin.

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