oncogenesis

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oncogenesis

 [ong″ko-jen″ĕ-sis]
the production or causation of tumors; called also tumorigenesis. adj., adj oncogenet´ic.

on·co·gen·e·sis

(ong'kō-jen'ĕ-sis),
Origin and growth of a neoplasm.
[onco- + G. genesis, production]

oncogenesis

/on·co·gen·e·sis/ (-jen´ĕ-sis) tumorigenesis; the production or causation of tumors.oncogenet´ic

oncogenesis

(ŏn′kō-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs, ŏng′-)
n.
The formation and development of tumors.

oncogenesis

[ong′kōjen′əsis]
Etymology: Gk, onkos + genesis, origin
the process initiating and promoting the development of a neoplasm through the action of biological, chemical, or physical agents. Compare carcinogenesis, sarcomagenesis, tumorigenesis.

on·co·gen·e·sis

(on'kō-jen'ĕ-sis)
Origin and growth of a neoplasm.
[onco- + G. genesis, production]

oncogenesis

The process of the origination of a tumour.

oncogenesis

the induction of cancer, sometimes by an ONCOGENE.

oncogenesis

the production or causation of tumors.

multistep oncogenesis
a theory of tumor induction involving several sequential stages including initiation, promotion and mutations.
viral oncogenesis
a characteristic of some retroviruses, papovaviruses, adenoviruses, hepadnaviruses, herpesviruses and poxviruses.