Examples of carcinogen in a Sentence
Cigarette smoke contains known carcinogens.
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Consumer Reports tested clothes treated with the insecticide permethrin and found that none of them was foolproof, plus the EPA classifies permethrin as a likely human carcinogen.
Small studies have linked exposure to liver cancer — one toxin is classified as a carcinogen, and others have pointed to potential links to neurodegenerative disease.
Alcohol, which is classified as a carcinogen, is linked to a slight increase in breast cancer risk at even one drink a day.
Superior Court Judge Elihu Berle said Starbucks Corp. and other roasters and retailers failed to show that benefits from drinking coffee outweighed any risks from a carcinogen that is a byproduct of the roasting process.
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.
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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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