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carcinogenesis

[kahr-suh-nuh-jen-uh-sis, -noh-] /ˌkɑr sə nəˈdʒɛn ə sɪs, -noʊ-/
noun, Pathology
1.
the development of a cancer.
Origin
1925-1930
1925-30; carcino- + -genesis
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carcinogenesis

/ˌkɑːsɪnəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/
noun
1.
(pathol) the development of cancerous cells from normal ones
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carcinogenesis in Medicine

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

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