antimicrotubule agent

(AN-tee-MY-kroh-TOO-byool AY-jent)

A type of drug that blocks cell growth by stopping mitosis (cell division). Antimicrotubule agents interfere with microtubules (cellular structures that help move chromosomes during mitosis). They are used to treat cancer.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "antimicrotubule agent"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "antimicrotúbulo"

Tipo de medicamento que bloquea el crecimiento celular al impedir la mitosis (división celular). Los antimicrotúbulos interfieren con los microtúbulos (estructuras celulares que ayudan a mover los cromosomas durante la mitosis). Se usan para tratar el cáncer.