Definition of tumorigenesis in English:

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tumorigenesis

Pronunciation: /ˌtjuːmərɪˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/

noun

[mass noun]
The production or formation of a tumour or tumours.
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.
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