Relating to or producing a toxic effect on cells. Capable of killing cells.
Cytotoxic chemotherapy is the anticancer drugs that kill cells, especially cancer cells. Cytotoxic T cell is a type of white blood cell that can directly destroy specific cells. T cells can be separated from other blood cells, grown in the laboratory, and then given to a patient to destroy tumor cells. Certain cytokines can also be given to a patient to help form cytotoxic T cells in the patient's body.