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oncogenesis

[ong-kuh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌɒŋ kəˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/
noun
1.
the generation of tumors.
Origin
1930-1935
1930-35; onco- + -genesis
Related forms
oncogenic, oncogenetic
[ong-kuh-juh-net-ik] /ˌɒŋ kə dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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oncogenetic in Medicine

oncogenesis on·co·gen·e·sis (ŏng'kō-jěn'ĭ-sĭs)
n.
The formation and development of tumors.

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