Origin of carcinogenfrom carcinoma + -gen
Tobacco smoke is a carcinogen.
The definition of a carcinogen is anything that causes cancer.
Tobacco smoke is an example of a carcinogen.
A cancer-causing substance or agent.
From carcino- + -gen.
- This ingredient has been classified as a human carcinogen by the International Agency for Research on Cancer and as a probable human carcinogen by the United States Environmental Protection Agency.
- Although experts say silica cat litters are safe as long as they are not ingested, the very concept of having a known carcinogen in close contact with a cherished pet makes some pet owners uneasy.
- Brazilian Blowout solution has been shown in some studies to contain formaldehyde, which is a human carcinogen and commonly an allergen.
- While fiberglass insulation is considered a carcinogen, cotton insulation is often made of recycled fabric scraps that are harmless.
- Formaldehyde is a known carcinogen, but it's usually present in such small doses that the amount in nail polish is infinitesimal.