protumorigenic

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

pro- +‎ tumorigenic

Adjective[edit]

protumorigenic (comparative more protumorigenic, superlative most protumorigenic)

  1. Promoting tumorigenesis.
    • 2015 July 31, “Macrophage Infiltration Induces Gastric Cancer Invasiveness by Activating the β-Catenin Pathway”, in PLOS ONE[1], DOI:10.1371/journal.pone.0134122:
      Conflicting data has shown antitumorigenic or protumorigenic functions on macrophages in particular, however our data indicates macrophages play a protumorigenic role in GC patients.