1. antineoplastic

noun. 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.


  • lomustine
  • asparaginase
  • cancer drug
  • antimetabolite
  • antineoplastic antibiotic
  • floxuridine
  • procarbazine
  • thioguanine
  • antineoplastic drug
  • cytotoxic drug
  • melphalan
  • alkylating agent
  • Alkeran
  • thiotepa
  • periwinkle plant derivative

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2. antineoplastic

adjective. used in the treatment of cancer.


  • antitumor
  • antitumour

Sentences with antineoplastic

1. Adjective
Urethane has been used as a antineoplastic agent for its therapeutics purposes.