(noun, adjective)


1. used in the treatment of cancer

- an antineoplastic effect

Similar word(s): anticancer, antitumor, antitumour


1. any of several drugs that control or kill neoplastic cells; used in chemotherapy to kill cancer cells; all have unpleasant side effects that may include nausea and vomiting and hair loss and suppression of bone marrow function

Definition categories: man–made