oncogenic

adjective
on·​co·​gen·​ic | \ ˌäŋ-kō-ˈje-nik How to pronounce oncogenic (audio) \

Definition of oncogenic

1 : relating to tumor formation
2 : tending to cause tumors

Other Words from oncogenic

oncogenicity \ ˌäŋ-​kō-​jə-​ˈni-​sə-​tē How to pronounce oncogenicity (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of oncogenic

1936, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of oncogenic was in 1936

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oncogenic

adjective
on·​co·​gen·​ic | \ -ˈjen-ik How to pronounce oncogenic (audio) \
variants: also oncogenous \ äŋ-​ˈkäj-​ə-​nəs How to pronounce oncogenous (audio) \

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 How to pronounce oncogenically (audio) \ adverb
oncogenicity \ -​jə-​ˈnis-​ət-​ē How to pronounce oncogenicity (audio) \ noun

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