oncogenic

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

Definition of oncogenic

  1. 1 :  relating to tumor formation

  2. 2 :  tending to cause tumors

oncogenicity

play \ˌäŋ-kō-jə-ˈni-sə-tē\ noun

1936

First Known Use of oncogenic

1936


Medical Dictionary

oncogenic

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adjective on·co·gen·ic \-ˈjen-ik\
variants: also

oncogenous

\äŋ-ˈkäj-ə-nəs\play

Medical Definition of oncogenic

  1. 1:  relating to tumor formation

  2. 2:  tending to cause tumors an oncogenic virus oncogenic tars

oncogenically

\-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb

oncogenicity

\-jə-ˈnis-ət-ē\play noun

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