Definition of tumorigenic in English:

tumorigenic

adjective

  • Capable of forming or tending to form tumours.

    • ‘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

tumorigenic

/ˌtjuːmərɪˈdʒɛnɪk/