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carcino-

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  1. a combining form meaning “cancer,” used in the formation of compound words: carcinogen.

Origin of carcino-

< Greek, combining form representing karkínos crab, ulcerous sore; cf. cancer
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carcino-

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  1. Cancer; cancerous:carcinogenesis.
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