carcinogenicity


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carcinogenicity

 [kahr″sĭ-no-jĕ-nis´ĭ-te]
the ability or tendency to produce cancer; see also carcinogen.

car·ci·no·gen·i·ci·ty

(kar'sin-ō-jen-is'ĭ-tē),
Ability to cause cancer.

carcinogenicity

/car·ci·no·ge·nic·i·ty/ (kahr″sĭ-no-jĕ-nis´ĭ-te) the ability or tendency to produce cancer.

car·ci·no·gen·i·ci·ty

(kahr'sin-ō-jĕn-is'i-tē)
Ability to cause cancer.

carcinogenicity

the ability or tendency to produce cancer.
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