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cocarcinogen

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noun co·car·cin·o·gen \ˌkō-kär-ˈsi-nə-jən, kō-ˈkär-sə-nə-ˌjen\

Definition of cocarcinogen

  1. :  an agent that aggravates the carcinogenic effects of another substance

cocarcinogenic play \ˌkō-ˌkär-sə-nō-ˈje-nik\ adjective


1938

First Known Use of cocarcinogen

1938


Medical Dictionary

cocarcinogen

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noun co·car·cin·o·gen \ˌkō-kär-ˈsin-ə-jən, kō-ˈkärs-ən-ə-ˌjen\

Medical Definition of cocarcinogen

  1. :  an agent that aggravates the carcinogenic effects of another substance

cocarcinogenic \ˌkō-ˌkärs-ən-ō-ˈjen-ik\play adjective



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