cocarcinogen

noun

co·​car·​cin·​o·​gen ˌkō-kär-ˈsi-nə-jən How to pronounce cocarcinogen (audio)
kō-ˈkär-sə-nə-ˌjen
: an agent that aggravates the carcinogenic effects of another substance
cocarcinogenic adjective

Word History

First Known Use

1938, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of cocarcinogen was in 1938

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“Cocarcinogen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cocarcinogen. Accessed 7 Dec. 2022.

Medical Definition

cocarcinogen

noun
: an agent that aggravates the carcinogenic effects of another substance
cocarcinogenic adjective
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