oncogenesis

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

Definition of oncogenesis 

: the induction or formation of tumors

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Adaptive oncogenesis attributes that in large part to the tissue damage induced by what is supposed to be a beneficial therapy. James Degregori, STAT, "Using the principles of evolution to treat and prevent cancer," 27 June 2018

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First Known Use of oncogenesis

circa 1932, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for oncogenesis

New Latin

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oncogenesis

noun
on·co·gen·e·sis | \ˌäŋ-kō-ˈjen-ə-səs \
plural oncogeneses\-ˌsēz \

Medical Definition of oncogenesis 

: the induction or formation of tumors

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