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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

on·co·ge·nic·i·ty 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>

  3. on·co·gen·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb
    on·co·ge·nic·i·ty \-jə-ˈnis-ət-ē\play noun



Variants of oncogenic

also on·cog·e·nous \äŋ-ˈkäj-ə-nəs\play

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