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Carcinogen – 601 Words You Need to Know to Pass Your Exam

Carcinogen – 601 Words You Need to Know to Pass Your Exam

/kɑːˈsɪn.ə.dʒən/ (noun)

Definition

cancer-causing agent or substance for example radiation or some viruses, poison, pollutant

Example

You’ve probably heard the word “carcinogen” pop up in news stories and wondered what that means for your everyday life. A carcinogen is something that can cause you to have cancer. It may be a substance in the air, a product you use, or a chemical in foods and drinks.

Just because you had contact with a carcinogen doesn’t mean that you’ll get cancer. Your chance of getting sick depends on many things. How much you’ve been exposed to it is part of it. Your genes also play a role.

Source: https://www.webmd.com/

Parts of speech

Adjective: carcinogenic

Adverb: carcinogenically


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