What does carcinogenic mean?

Definitions for carcinogenic

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. carcinogenic(adj)

    causing or tending to cause cancer

    "the carcinogenic action of certain chemicals"


  1. carcinogenic(adj.)

    Causing or tending to cause cancer; as, the carcinogenic action of certain chemicals or of ionizing radiation. -- car`cin*o*gen*ic"i*ty, n.


  1. carcinogenic(Adjective)

    Causing or tending to cause cancer.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of carcinogenic in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of carcinogenic in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Sandra Steingraber:

    You can’t be neutral when people are being harmed, that’s like telling people who did studies on the carcinogenic effects of tobacco smoke to be neutral about smoking.

  2. Nada Kassem:

    In addition to inhaling toxicants and carcinogens found in the hookah tobacco smoke, hookah smokers, and non-smokers who socialize with them, also inhale large quantities of charcoal combustion-generated toxic and carcinogenic emissions.

  3. David Spiegelhalter:

    Last year the IARC said that bacon is carcinogenic, but it became clear that when eaten in moderation it is not very risky. In the case of very hot drinks, the IARC concludes they are probably hazardous, but can't say how big the risk might be, this may be interesting science, but makes it difficult to construct a sensible response.

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