Oncogenetic



[ong-kuh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌɒŋ kəˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/

noun
1.
the generation of tumors.

oncogenesis on·co·gen·e·sis (ŏng’kō-jěn’ĭ-sĭs)
n.
The formation and development of tumors.

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  • Oncogenic

    [ong-kuh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌɒŋ kəˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/ noun 1. the generation of tumors. /ˌɒŋkəʊˈdʒɛnɪk/ adjective 1. causing the formation of a tumour: an oncogenic virus oncogenic on·co·gen·ic (ŏng’kō-jěn’ĭk) or on·cog·e·nous (ŏn-kŏj’ə-nəs, ŏng-) adj. Causing or tending to cause the formation and development of tumors. on’co·ge·nic’i·ty (-jə-nĭs’ĭ-tē) n. oncogenesis on·co·gen·e·sis (ŏng’kō-jěn’ĭ-sĭs) n. The formation and development of tumors.

  • Oncogenic virus

    oncogenic virus n. A virus capable of inducing the formation of tumors. Also called tumor virus.



  • Oncogenicity

    [ong-kuh-juh-nis-i-tee] /ˌɒŋ kə dʒəˈnɪs ɪ ti/ noun 1. the capability of inducing tumor formation.

  • Oncolite

    oncolite (ŏn’kə-līt’) A stromatolite that is spherical rather than dome-shaped. Oncolites usually form around a nucleus consisting of a detrital fragment (such as a shell fragment or a grain of sand) and are less than 10 cm (3.9 inches) in diameter.



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