anticarcinogen

noun
an·​ti·​car·​cin·​o·​gen | \ ˌan-tē-kär-ˈsi-nə-jən How to pronounce anticarcinogen (audio) , 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.” The Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/anticarcinogen. Accessed 21 January 2020.

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anticarcinogen

noun
an·​ti·​car·​cin·​o·​gen | \ -kär-ˈsin-ə-jən, -ˈkärs-ᵊn-ə-ˌjen How to pronounce anticarcinogen (audio) \

Medical Definition of anticarcinogen

: an anticarcinogenic agent

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