carcinostatic etymology

English word carcinostatic comes from English carcino- (Cancer.. Crab, crustacean.), English -static

Detailed word origin of carcinostatic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
carcino- English (eng) Cancer.. Crab, crustacean.
-static English (eng) Used in adjectives relating to nouns with the suffix -stasis.
carcinostatic English (eng) (medicine) That stops, or slows, the growth of a cancer (medicine) Any drug or other agent that has this effect.

Words with the same origin as carcinostatic

Descendants of carcino-
anticarcinogen carcinocyte carcinogen carcinogenetic carcinogenic carcinoid carcinological carcinologist carcinology carcinophobia carcinosarcoma carcinosis hepatocarcinogen hepatocarcinogenic noncarcinogen photocarcinogen procarcinogen
Descendants of -static
anastatic anastatically angiostatic bacteriostatic biostatic cryostatic cytostatic cytostatically fungistatic haemostatic hemostatic thermostatic