noun Date: 1938 an agent that aggravates the carcinogenic effects of another substancecocarcinogenic adjective

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  • cocarcinogen — co·car·cin·o·gen (kō kär sĭnʹə jən, kō kärʹsĭn ə jĕn ) n. A substance or factor that will not promote cancer by itself but can potentiate cancer when acting with carcinogenic agents.   co·car cin·o·genʹic ( sə nə jĕnʹĭk) adj. * * * …   Universalium

  • cocarcinogen — noun Any agent than can cause the onset of cancer only when working with carcinogenic agents …   Wiktionary

  • cocarcinogen — A substance that works symbiotically with a carcinogen in the production of cancer. * * * co·car·cin·o·gen .kō kär sin ə jən, kō kärs ən ə .jen n an agent that aggravates the carcinogenic effects of another substance co·car·cin·o·gen·ic .kō .kärs …   Medical dictionary

  • Cocarcinogen — Co|car|ci|no|gen [↑ co u. ↑ Carcinogen], das; s, e; GS: Kokarzinogen: natürliche oder synthetische Stoffe, die selbst zwar nicht krebserzeugend wirken, aber das carcinogene Potential anderer Stoffe aktivieren oder verstärken, z. B. Phorbolester… …   Universal-Lexikon

  • cocarcinogen — co·carcinogen …   English syllables

  • cocarcinogen — n. a substance that enhances the effect of a carcinogen …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • cocarcinogen — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Коканцероген (Cocarcinogen) — вещество, усиливающее действие канцерогена. Источник: Медицинский словарь …   Медицинские термины

  • КОКАНЦЕРОГЕН — (cocarcinogen) вещество, усиливающее действие канцерогена …   Толковый словарь по медицине

  • Alcohol and cancer — Total recorded alcohol per capita consumption (15+), in litres of pure alcohol.[1] Alcohol is associated with an increased risk of a number of cancers.[2] 3.6% of all cancer cases and 3.5% of cancer deaths worldwide are attributable to consu …   Wikipedia

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