tumorigenic

[ too-mer-i-jen-ik, tyoo- ]
/ ˌtu mər ɪˈdʒɛn ɪk, ˌtyu- /

adjective

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

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Origin of tumorigenic

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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Medical definitions for tumorigenic

tumorigenic
[ tōō′mər-ə-jĕnĭk ]

adj.

Capable of causing tumors.
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