anticarcinogen

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

Definition of anticarcinogen

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

First Known Use of anticarcinogen

1951

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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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