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special affinity for cancerous tissue. adj., adj carcinophil´ic.
Etymology: Gk, karkinos + philein, to love
the property in which there is an affinity for carcinomatous tissue. carcinophilic, adj.
carcinophilia(kăr″sĭ-nō-fĭl′ē-ă) [″ + philos, love]
An affinity for cancer cells.
special affinity for cancerous tissue.