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tumorigenic

[too-mer-i-jen-ik, tyoo-] /ˌtu mər ɪˈdʒɛn ɪk, ˌtyu-/
adjective
1.
(of cells or a substance) capable of producing tumors.
Origin
1940-1945
1940-45; tumor + -i- + -genic
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tumorigenicity
[too-mer-i-juh-nis-i-tee, tyoo-] /ˌtu mər ɪ dʒəˈnɪs ɪ ti, ˌtyu-/ (Show IPA),
noun
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tumorigenicity in Medicine

tumorigenic tu·mor·i·gen·ic (tōō'mər-ə-jěn'ĭk, tyōō'-)
adj.
Capable of causing tumors.

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