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oncogenic

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adjective on·co·gen·ic \-ˈje-nik\

Definition of oncogenic

  1. 1 :  relating to tumor formation

  2. 2 :  tending to cause tumors

oncogenicity play \-jə-ˈni-sə-tē\ noun


1936

First Known Use of oncogenic

1936


Medical Dictionary

oncogenic

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adjective on·co·gen·ic \-ˈjen-ik\

Medical Definition of oncogenic

  1. 1:  relating to tumor formation

  2. 2:  tending to cause tumors <an oncogenic virus> <oncogenic tars>

oncogenically \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb
oncogenicity \-jə-ˈnis-ət-ē\play noun


Variants of oncogenic

also oncogenous \äŋ-ˈkäj-ə-nəs\play

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