chemosensitizer che·mo·sen·si·tiz·er (kē’mō-sěn’sĭ-tī’zər, kěm’ō-)
Any of several compounds that inhibit the functioning of a particular cellular glycoprotein and make cells, especially tumor cells, sensitive to chemotherapeutic agents.
[kee-moh-sen-suh-ree, kem-oh-] /ˌki moʊˈsɛn sə ri, ˌkɛm oʊ-/ adjective, Physiology. 1. sensitive to chemical stimuli, as the nerve endings that mediate taste and smell.
chemoserotherapy che·mo·se·ro·ther·a·py (kē’mō-sēr’ō-thěr’ə-pē, kěm’ō-) n. The combination of serum and drugs to treat disease.
[kee-mosh] /ˈki mɒʃ/ noun 1. a Moabite god. Jer. 48. the destroyer, subduer, or fish-god, the god of the Moabites (Num. 21:29; Jer. 48:7, 13, 46). The worship of this god, “the abomination of Moab,” was introduced at Jerusalem by Solomon (1 Kings 11:7), but was abolished by Josiah (2 Kings 23:13). On the “Moabite […]
chemosis che·mo·sis (kē-mō’sĭs) n. Edema of the bulbar conjunctiva, forming a swelling around the cornea. che·mot’ic (-mŏt’ĭk) adj.