carcin-

combining form
variants: or

carcino-

Definition of carcin-

  1. :  tumor :  cancer carcinogenic

Origin and Etymology of carcin-

Greek karkin-, karkino-, from karkinos ulcerous sore, literally, crab — more at cancer


Medical Dictionary

carcin-

combining form
variants: or

carcino-

Medical Definition of carcin-

  1. :  tumor :  cancer carcinogenic


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