mitotic inhibitor

(my-TAH-tik in-HIH-bih-ter)

A type of drug that blocks cell growth by stopping mitosis (cell division). They are used to treat cancer. Also called antimitotic agent.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "mitotic inhibitor"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "inhibidor mitótico"

Tipo de medicamento que bloquea el crecimiento celular al impedir la mitosis (división celular). Los inhibidores mitóticos se usan para tratar el cáncer. También se llama antimitótico.