carcinogen

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carcinogen:

see cancercancer,
in medicine, common term for neoplasms, or tumors, that are malignant. Like benign tumors, malignant tumors do not respond to body mechanisms that limit cell growth.
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carcinogen

[kär′sin·ə·jən]
(medicine)
Any agent that incites development of a carcinoma or any other sort of malignancy.

carcinogen

Pathol any substance that produces cancer
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From there, specific types of dose--response relationship, such as the sometimes controversial hormesis mechanism and always controversial biological thresholds for genotoxic carcinogens, are discussed, thereby supplementing the understanding of these latter critical concepts.
The experts also said fires at the works were also a source of genotoxic carcinogens.
To evaluate the prevalence of genotoxic carcinogens (39), we predicted the proportion of chemicals that would induce cancers in rodents and mutagenicity in Salmonella (i.