Definition of tumorigenesis in English:


Syllabification: tu·mor·i·gen·e·sis
Pronunciation: /ˌt(y)o͞omərəˈjenəsis


  • The production or formation of a tumor or tumors.
    More example sentences
    • Several genetic alterations to tumor suppressor genes have been shown to play a major role in tumorigenesis.
    • Solar radiation may also be a factor in tumorigenesis.
    • Several hypotheses have been made to explain glial tumorigenesis and evolution.

More definitions of tumorigenesis

Definition of tumorigenesis in:

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day skosh
Pronunciation: skəʊʃ
a small amount; a little