Oncogenic virus



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

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

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  • Oncologic

    [ong-kol-uh-jee] /ɒŋˈkɒl ə dʒi/ noun 1. the branch of medical science dealing with tumors, including the origin, development, diagnosis, and treatment of malignant neoplasms. 2. the study of cancer. /ɒŋˈkɒlədʒɪ/ noun 1. the branch of medicine concerned with the study, classification, and treatment of tumours n. 1857, coined in English from onco- “tumor” + -logy […]

  • Oncology

    [ong-kol-uh-jee] /ɒŋˈkɒl ə dʒi/ noun 1. the branch of medical science dealing with tumors, including the origin, development, diagnosis, and treatment of malignant neoplasms. 2. the study of cancer. /ɒŋˈkɒlədʒɪ/ noun 1. the branch of medicine concerned with the study, classification, and treatment of tumours n. 1857, coined in English from onco- “tumor” + -logy […]



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