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genotoxin

[jen-uh-tok-sin, jee-nuh-] /ˌdʒɛn əˈtɒk sɪn, ˌdʒi nə-/
noun
1.
a toxic agent that damages DNA molecules in genes, causing mutations, tumors, etc.
Related forms
genotoxic, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for genotoxic

genotoxic

/ˌdʒɛnəʊˈtɒksɪk/
adjective
1.
harmful to genetic material
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genotoxic in Medicine

genotoxic ge·no·tox·ic (jē'nō-tŏk'sĭk)
adj.
Damaging to DNA and thereby capable of causing mutations or cancer.

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