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tumorigenesis

[too-mer-i-jen-uh-sis, tyoo-] /ˌtu mər ɪˈdʒɛn ə sɪs, ˌtyu-/
noun
1.
the production or development of tumors.
Origin
1945-1950
1945-50; tumor + -i- + -genesis
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tumorigenesis in Medicine

tumorigenesis tu·mor·i·gen·e·sis (tōō'mər-ə-jěn'ĭ-sĭs, tyōō'-)
n.
Formation or production of tumors.

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