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tumorigenic

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adjective tu·mor·i·gen·ic \ˌtü-mə-rə-ˈje-nik, ˌtyü-\

Definition of tumorigenic

  1. :  producing or tending to produce tumors; also :  carcinogenic

tumorigenesis

play \-ˈje-nə-səs\ noun

tumorigenicity

play \-jə-ˈni-sə-tē\ noun


1941

First Known Use of tumorigenic

1941


Medical Dictionary

tumorigenic

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adjective tu·mor·i·gen·ic \-ˈjen-ik\

Medical Definition of tumorigenic

  1. :  producing or tending to produce tumors; also :  carcinogenic

tumorigenicity

\-jə-ˈnis-ət-ē\play noun plural

tumorigenicities




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