genotoxic

adjective
ge·​no·​tox·​ic | \ ˌjē-nə-ˈtäk-sik How to pronounce genotoxic (audio) \

Medical Definition of genotoxic

: damaging to genetic material environmental exposure to genotoxic agents— P. A. Gaspar et al.

Other Words from genotoxic

genotoxicity \ -​täk-​ˈsis-​ət-​ē How to pronounce genotoxic (audio) \ noun, plural genotoxicities

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“Genotoxic.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/genotoxic. Accessed 9 Aug. 2022.

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