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carcinogenesis

 [kahr″sĭ-no-jen´ĕ-sis]
production of cancer.
Multistep model of carcinogenesis. The stepwise genetic alterations that lead to colorectal cancer. From Aspinall and Taylor-Robinson, 2001.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

car·ci·no·gen·e·sis

(kar'si-nō-jen'ĕ-sis),
The origin or production, or development of cancer, including carcinomas and other malignant neoplasms.
[carcino- + G. genesis, generation]
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carcinogenesis

Transformation, tumourigenesis Oncology A series of genotypic and phenotypic changes that result in a cell being identified as malignant by virtue of its metastatic potential. See Cancerization, Chemical carcinogenesis, Inducer, One-hit/two-hit model, Proto-oncogenes, Tumor promoter, Tumor suppressor.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

car·ci·no·gen·e·sis

(kahr'si-nō-jen'ĕ-sis)
The origin, production, or development of cancer, including carcinomas and other malignant neoplasms.
[carcino- + G. genesis, generation]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

carcinogenesis

The causation of cancer, whether CARCINOMA or SARCOMA.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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