Definition of chemopreventive in English:

chemopreventive

adjective

Medicine
  • Of, relating to, or used in chemoprevention.

noun

Medicine
  • A chemopreventive drug or substance.

Origin

1970s. From chemo- + preventive, after chemoprevention.

Pronunciation

chemopreventive

/ˌkiːmə(ʊ)prɪˈvɛntɪv//ˌkɛmə(ʊ)prɪˈvɛntɪv/