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tu·mor·i·gen·ic

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

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

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

(tū'mŏr-i-jen'ik)
Causing or producing tumors.
Synonym(s): tumourigenic.
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Using the zinc deficient rat model, Fong et al (31) have shown that after a single, otherwise nontumourigenic dose of NMBA (32), sustained, increased cell proliferation in the zinc deficient oesophageal epithelium was associated with a highly tumourigenic response and accompanying genetic events.
The management of breast cancer depends on the type of tumour and its size or spread at discovery, but there are other markers of the aggressiveness, tumourigenic capacity or invasiveness.
Animal studies suggest that polyunsaturated fatty acids may be more tumourigenic than other unsaturated fatty acids (Simopoulos, 1991, Gapinks et al., 1993).
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