tumorigenic

[ too-mer-i-jen-ik, tyoo- ]

adjective
  1. (of cells or a substance) capable of producing tumors.

Origin of tumorigenic

1
First recorded in 1940–45; tumor + -i- + -genic

Other words from tumorigenic

  • tu·mor·i·ge·nic·i·ty [too-mer-i-juh-nis-i-tee, tyoo-], /ˌtu mər ɪ dʒəˈnɪs ɪ ti, ˌtyu-/, noun

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