anticarcinogen

noun
an·ti·car·cin·o·gen | \ˌan-tē-kär-ˈsi-nə-jən, ˌan-tī-, -ˈkär-sə-nə-ˌjen\
plural anticarcinogens

Definition of anticarcinogen 

: an anticarcinogenic agent green, leafy vegetables that are rich in anticarcinogens

First Known Use of anticarcinogen

1951, in the meaning defined above

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anticarcinogen

noun
an·ti·car·cin·o·gen | \-kär-ˈsin-ə-jən, -ˈkärs-ᵊn-ə-ˌjen \

Medical Definition of anticarcinogen 

: an anticarcinogenic agent

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