Oncogenic Definition

ŏnkō-jĕnĭk, ŏng-
adjective
Tending to cause or give rise to tumors.
An oncogenic virus.
American Heritage Medicine
Related to the formation of tumors.
Wiktionary
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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

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