Examples of carcinogen in a Sentence
Cigarette smoke contains known carcinogens.
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There are fish farting in the water supply, is that a carcinogen too?
Marijuana has just as many carcinogens and respiratory issues as cigarettes.
Mineral oil doesn’t contain benzenes [a carcinogen].
But smoking marijuana produces carcinogens—tar, carbon monoxide, ammonia—that vaping nicotine does not, and, as a drug, marijuana has a much more intense psychoactive effect than nicotine.
An obituary on April 26 about Dr. Samuel S. Epstein, an authority on carcinogens, referred incorrectly to cyclamates and nitrites.
Their home isn’t in the contamination advisory zone, but Yee worries the carcinogen could leach into his pipes, too.
In 2016, state records show, the plant emitted more than 400 pounds of lead, a neurotoxin, 22 pounds of arsenic, a carcinogen, and 213 pounds of chromium.
Acrylamide has been on California’s list of carcinogens since 1990.
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CARCINOGEN Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of carcinogen for English Language Learners
medical : a substance that can cause cancer
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