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cytostatic

[‚sīd·ō ′stad·ik]
(cell and molecular biology)
Inhibiting cell development.
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The test results were expressed as the time to cytostatic breakthrough calculated as an arithmetic mean for 3 samples of a given type of material.
The results concerning the resistance of glove and protective clothing materials to permeation of cytostatic solutions are given in the Figures 2-4.
It may be assumed that this result is attributable both to the properties of the material and those of the cytostatic solution.
Thus, it may be expected that the content of ethyl alcohol in the amount of 25.1% (weight to weight ratio--w/w) in the commercially available docetaxel preparation (and also in the tested solution) facilitated the diffusion of the cytostatic through the material structure.