oncogenic

adjective
on·co·gen·ic | \ˌäŋ-kō-ˈje-nik \

Definition of oncogenic 

1 : relating to tumor formation

2 : tending to cause tumors

Other Words from oncogenic

oncogenicity \ˌäŋ-kō-jə-ˈni-sə-tē \ noun

First Known Use of oncogenic

1936, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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oncogenic

adjective
on·co·gen·ic | \-ˈjen-ik \
variants: also oncogenous \äŋ-ˈkäj-ə-nəs \

Medical Definition of oncogenic 

1 : relating to tumor formation

2 : tending to cause tumors an oncogenic virus oncogenic tars

Other Words from oncogenic

oncogenically \-i-k(ə-)lē \ adverb
oncogenicity \-jə-ˈnis-ət-ē \ noun

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