* * *an·ti·neo·plas·tic -.nē-ə-'plas-tik adj inhibiting or preventing the growth and spread of neoplasms or malignant cells <treated with a regimen of \antineoplastic drugs>antineoplastic n an antineoplastic agent
* * *an·ti·neo·plas·tic (an″te-) (an″ti-ne″o-plasґtik) 1. inhibiting or preventing the development of neoplasms; checking the maturation and proliferation of malignant cells. 2. an agent having such properties.
Medical dictionary. 2011.