destroying, inhibiting, or preventing the growth or spread of neoplasms.
an antineoplastic substance.
antineoplastic an·ti·ne·o·plas·tic (ān’tē-nē’ə-plās’tĭk, ān’tī-)
Preventing the development, maturation, or spread of neoplastic cells.
inflammation of a nerve. continuous pain in a nerve, associated with paralysis and sensory disturbances. Historical Examples neuritis is a form of rheumatism or gout which involves the nerves. The Healthy Life, Vol. V, Nos. 24-28 Various “You have neuritis when you catch cold in the wind, and you know it,” he told her. The […]
sharp and paroxysmal pain along the course of a nerve. Historical Examples The operation is a difficult and serious one, but the results are satisfactory so far as the cure of the neuralgia is concerned. Manual of Surgery Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles Added to which it gave him neuralgia; while the strong tea gave […]
not taking part or giving assistance in a dispute or war between others: a neutral nation during World War II. not aligned with or supporting any side or position in a controversy: The arbitrator was absolutely neutral. of or belonging to a neutral state or party: neutral territory. of no particular kind, characteristics, etc.; indefinite: […]
the policy or advocacy of maintaining strict in foreign affairs. Biology. the theory that some changes in evolution are governed by random mutations that become fixed in populations by chance rather than by natural selection. noun (in international affairs) the policy, practice, or attitude of neutrality, noninvolvement, or nonalignment with power blocs