HyperDic: cytotoxic_drug

English > 1 sense of the expression cytotoxic drug:
NOUNartifactcytotoxic drugany drug that has a toxic effect on cells
English > cytotoxic drug: 1 sense > noun 1, artifact
MeaningAny drug that has a toxic effect on cells; commonly used in chemotherapy to inhibit the proliferation of cancerous cells.
Narrowerantineoplastic, antineoplastic drug, cancer drugAny of several drugs that control or kill neoplastic cells
Broadermedicine, medication, medicament, medicinal drug(medicine) something that treats or prevents or alleviates the symptoms of disease

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