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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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