antioncogene an·ti·on·co·gene (ān’tē-ŏng’kə-jēn, ān’tī-)
A tumor-suppressing gene that is involved in controlling cellular growth and when inactive leads to deregulated cellular proliferation, as in cancer.
to convert (an element) into an ; combine with oxygen. to cover with a coating of or rust. to take away hydrogen, as by the action of oxygen; add oxygen or any nonmetal. to remove electrons from (an atom or molecule), thereby increasing the valence. Compare (def 12). to become oxidized. (especially of white wine) […]
an admixture to natural or synthetic rubber for preventing ozonolysis.
either of two chapels at the west end of an Armenian or Byzantine church.
of, relating to, or characteristic of . (of diseases) due to . Phonetics, (def 2). adj. 1620s, from Latin parasiticus, from Greek parasitikos “of or pertaining to a parasite; the trade of a parasite,” from parasitos (see parasite). Biological sense is from 1731. Related: Parasitical, 1570s in reference to toadies; from 1640s in the biological […]