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  1. carcinogenicadjective

    causing or tending to cause cancer

    "the carcinogenic action of certain chemicals"


  1. carcinogenicadjective

    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. carcinogenicadjective

    Causing or tending to cause cancer.

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  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

Examples of carcinogenic in a Sentence

  1. The French court:

    Despite the European Union's approval of the active substance (glyphosate), the court considered that scientific studies and animal experiments showed Roundup Pro 360 ... is a potentially carcinogenic product for humans, suspected of being toxic for human reproduction and for aquatic organisms.

  2. Nathan Berger:

    We need to make the public aware that there's no time that it's OK to be obese, what that means is you can't say,' Oh, what a cute, chubby little kid, but don't worry about it. They'll grow out of it.' Because what's happening is the little kid's obesity may already be affecting the carcinogenic process.

  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.

  4. 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.

  5. Kaare Lund Rasmussen:

    Next step is to warn librarians and readers of old books to wear protective gloves, and to advise libraries to store any green painted old books in a dry, dark environment out of harm’s way of people inhaling the air above the books, the reason for the latter recommendation is that arsenic has a tendency to transform to the airborne arsine (AsH3) given the right conditions of humidity and light. Besides the toxicity, arsenic is also carcinogenic.

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