tumorigenesis

tumorigenesis

[too-mer-i-jen-uh-sis, tyoo-]
noun
the production or development of tumors.

Origin:
1945–50; tumor + -i- + -genesis

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tumorigenesis tu·mor·i·gen·e·sis (tōō'mər-ə-jěn'ĭ-sĭs, tyōō'-)
n.
Formation or production of tumors.

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