Definition of "chemotherapeutic" [chemotherapeutic]

  • Of or having to do with chemotherapy. (adjective)
  • A chemical agent used in chemotherapy (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "chemotherapeutic" in a sentence
  • "I would like to digress at this point, to describe another use for allopruinol which materialized about 10 years later, because it typifies the kind of chemotherapeutic selectivity which can be achieved with purine analogs as the result of differences in the specificties of parasitic and mammalian enzymes."
  • "She could not choose the chemotherapeutic agents he would be given or order the blood tests that frequently needed to be sent."
  • "You know, most chemotherapeutic agents cause hair loss and nausea, and you get very sick and debilitated because not only are they killing the cancer cells, but they're also killing the healthy cells."