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

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


(ˌtjuːmərɪˈdʒɛnɪk) or


causing or tending to cause tumours relating to the development of tumours


(ˌtu mər ɪˈdʒɛn ɪk, ˌtyu-)

(of cells or a substance) capable of producing tumors.
tu`mor•i•ge•nic′i•ty (-dʒəˈnɪs ɪ ti) n.
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