antineoplaston etymology

English word antineoplaston comes from English anti-, English -on, English neoplasm

Detailed word origin of antineoplaston

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
anti- English (eng) (immunology) That reacts with immunoglobins found in the specified animal.. Against, hostile to.. Contrasting with the norm.. Counteracting, neutralizing.. Opposite of, reverse.. Physically opposite: applied to mountain ranges.. Related to antiparticles.
-on English (eng) (biology, genetics) Forming names of things considered as basic or fundamental units, such as codon or recon.. (chemistry) Forming names of noble gases and certain nonmetal elements (such as boron or silicon).. (physics, maths, and, biology) Forming nouns denoting subatomic particles (proton), quanta (photon), molecular units (codon), or substances (interferon).
neoplasm English (eng) (pathology, oncology) An abnormal new growth of disorganized tissue in animals or plants.
antineoplaston English (eng) Any of a group of peptides and other compounds used in a controversial unproven therapy against cancer.

Words with the same origin as antineoplaston

Descendants of anti-
antacid anti antianxiety antibacterial antichrist anticlimax anticrime antidepressant antifreeze antigovernment antihero antihistamine antimatter antioxidant antipersonnel antiperspirant antipsychotic antisocial antitank antitrust antivenin antivenom antiviral antivirus
Descendants of -on
Bohr magneton baryon baryonless boron boson caron encephalon energon interferon klepton leptoproduction multiexon neutron neutronic nylon photon photonic pion polaron psychon renormalon tachyon texton trion