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genotoxin

(gē-nō-tok'sin),
Any substance that damage DNA.

genotoxin

(jē′nə-tŏk′sĭn)
n.
A chemical or other agent that damages cellular DNA, resulting in mutations or cancer.

ge′no·tox′ic adj.
ge′no·tox·ic′i·ty (-sĭs′ĭ-tē) n.

genotoxin

a chemical or other agent that damages cellular DNA resulting for example in MUTATIONS or CANCER.
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