carcino-


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carcino-

pref.
Cancer; cancerous: carcinogen.

[Greek karkino-, from karkinos, crab, cancer; see kar- in Indo-European roots.]
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The food analyst asserted that the additives were potentially carcino- genic - just like the banned dye in Worcester sauce, but the Government withdraws one range of products while allowing our children to eat harmful food every single day of their school lives.
If the word is something like squamous cell carcino- ma-lung cancer there will begin a difficult discus- sion indeed.