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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


mitotic inhibitor  listen  (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.