noncarcinogen

noun
non·​car·​cin·​o·​gen | \ ˌnän-kär-ˈsi-nə-jən How to pronounce noncarcinogen (audio) , -ˈkär-sə-nə-ˌjen \

Definition of noncarcinogen

: something that is not known to cause cancer : a substance or agent that is not a carcinogen studied the effects of noncarcinogens on overall health

Other Words from noncarcinogen

noncarcinogenic \ ˌnän-​ˌkär-​sə-​nō-​ˈje-​nik How to pronounce noncarcinogenic (audio) \ adjective
noncarcinogenic chemicals

First Known Use of noncarcinogen

1942, in the meaning defined above

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“Noncarcinogen.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/noncarcinogen. Accessed 23 Oct. 2020.

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noncarcinogen

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

Medical Definition of noncarcinogen

: a noncarcinogenic substance or agent

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