Definition of tumorigenic in English:


Line breaks: tumori|gen¦ic
Pronunciation: /ˌtjuːmərɪˈdʒɛnɪk


Capable of forming or tending to form tumours.
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  • A tumorigenic ovarian cancer cell line failed to form tumours in athymic mice.
  • This signifies that multiple somatic genetic events are essential for tumorigenic conversion of mesothelial cells.
  • This process is thought to stimulate tumorigenic growth and to allow the intraductal proliferations to progress to carcinoma.



Pronunciation: /-ˈnɪsɪti/
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  • Animal trials confirmed the suppression of tumorigenicity of cancer cells by ex vivo delivery.
  • The chemical has been shown to increase the tumorigenicity of cancer cells in rodent models.

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