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genotoxin

[ jen-uh-tok-sin, jee-nuh- ]
/ ˌdʒɛn əˈtɒk sɪn, ˌdʒi nə- /
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noun

a toxic agent that damages DNA molecules in genes, causing mutations, tumors, etc.

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OTHER WORDS FROM genotoxin

gen·o·tox·ic, adjective
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