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oncogenesis

[ ong-kuh-jen-uh-sis ]
/ ˌɒŋ kəˈdʒɛn ə sɪs /
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noun
the generation of tumors.
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Origin of oncogenesis

First recorded in 1930–35; onco- + -genesis

OTHER WORDS FROM oncogenesis

on·co·gen·ic, on·co·ge·net·ic [ong-kuh-juh-net-ik], /ˌɒŋ kə dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/, adjective
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