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carcino-

1.
a combining form meaning “cancer,” used in the formation of compound words:
carcinogen.
Origin
< Greek, combining form representing karkínos crab, ulcerous sore; cf. cancer
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carcino in Medicine

carcino- or carcin-
pref.
Cancer; cancerous: carcinogenesis.

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