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tu·mor·i·gen·ic

(tū'mŏr-i-jen'ik),
Causing or producing tumors.

tumorigenic

(to͞o′mər-ə-jĕn′ĭk, tyo͞o′-)
adj.
Capable of causing tumors.

tu′mor·i·ge·nic′i·ty (-jə-nĭs′ĭ-tē) n.

tumorigenic

[-jen′ik]
Etymology: L, tumor, swelling; Gk, genein, to produce
capable of producing tumors.

tu·mor·i·gen·ic

(tū'mŏr-i-jen'ik)
Causing or producing tumors.
Synonym(s): tumourigenic.
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9%) were up- or down-regulated after DEP exposure, and a molecular network analysis indicated that exposure was associated with inflammatory response pathways and a strong tumorigenic disease signature.
Highly tumorigenic cells whose properties are consistent with those of stem/progenitors cells have been isolated from human breast cancers [23].
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