[kahr-suh-nuh-jen-uh-sis, -noh-]
noun Pathology.
the development of a cancer.

1925–30; carcino- + -genesis Unabridged
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carcinogenesis (ˌkɑːsɪnəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs)
pathol the development of cancerous cells from normal ones

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carcinogenesis car·ci·no·gen·e·sis (kär'sə-nə-jěn'ĭ-sĭs)
The production of cancer.

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The researchers report there's been no evidence of carcinogenesis in their extensive animal studies.
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