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carcinogenic

 [kahr″sin-o-jen´ik]
1. pertaining to a carcinogen.
2. causing cancer.

car·ci·no·gen·ic

(kar'si-nō-jen'ik),
Causing cancer.

carcinogenic

[kär′sinəjen′ik]
pertaining to the ability to cause the development of a cancer. Also cancerigenic, cancerogenic. carcinogenicity, n.

carcinogenic

adjective Relating to carcinogenesis; producing cancer.

car·ci·no·gen·ic

(kahr'si-nō-jen'ik)
Causing cancer.

carcinogenic

1. Causing cancer.
2. Capable of causing cancer.

carcinogenic

having a capacity for carcinogenesis.
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