antimitotic agent

(AN-tee-my-TAH-tik AY-jent)

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

Pronunciation of dictionary term "antimitotic agent"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "antimitótico"

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