cytotoxic

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Adjective[edit]

cytotoxic ‎(comparative more cytotoxic, superlative most cytotoxic)

  1. Of, relating to, or being a cytotoxin.
  2. Of or relating to cytotoxicity.

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Noun[edit]

cytotoxic ‎(plural cytotoxics)

  1. Any cytotoxic substance; a cytotoxin.
    • 2015 August 27, “A Novel Isoquinoline Derivative Anticancer Agent and Its Targeted Delivery to Tumor Cells Using Transferrin-Conjugated Liposomes”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0136649:
      Current chemotherapies for cancer are mostly cytotoxics with serious side effects and high incidence of drug resistance.