Oncogenic meaning

ŏnkō-jĕnĭk, ŏng-
Tending to cause or give rise to tumors.

An oncogenic virus.

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Tending to cause or give rise to tumors.

An oncogenic virus.

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Tending to cause the formation of tumors.
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Related to the formation of tumors.
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Origin of oncogenic

  • Greek onkos mass, tumor oncology –genic

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • onco- (“tumor") +"Ž -genic (“producing")

    From Wiktionary