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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Any substance that produces cancer.

Usage examples (37)
  • Hydrocarbons such as benzene, a carcinogen, is a problem with gasoline.
  • The carcinogen is often released by petrochemical plants and rubber and plastics manufacturers.
  • According to Prop. 65, a chemical must be listed if it is formally identified as a carcinogen or reproductive toxicant by an authoritative scientific body.
  • A carcinogen, which is a substance linked to causing cancer, has been found in five schools: for more
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