[ kahr-suh-nuh-jen-uh-sis, -noh- ]
/ ˌkɑr sə nəˈdʒɛn ə sɪs, -noʊ- /
the development of a cancer.
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British Dictionary definitions for carcinogenesis
/ (ˌkɑːsɪnəʊˈdʒɛnɪsɪs) /
pathol the development of cancerous cells from normal ones
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Medical definitions for carcinogenesis
[ kär′sə-nə-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs ]
The production of cancer.
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