oncogenesis

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noun on·co·gen·e·sis \ˌäŋ-kō-ˈje-nə-səs\

Definition of oncogenesis

  1. :  the induction or formation of tumors

Origin and Etymology of oncogenesis

New Latin


First Known Use: circa 1932


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oncogenesis

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noun on·co·gen·e·sis \ˌäŋ-kō-ˈjen-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of oncogenesis

plural

oncogeneses

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  1. :  the induction or formation of tumors


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