How does the word sound?
History of this Word
"carcino" is from "karkinos" (crab or cancer) spoken by people of Greece starting about 1000 B.C.
A prefix added to the start of a word. Indicates that "cancer" modifies the word. Created to expand meanings. Can be used with many words to form new words.
Examples of how the word is used
|The "average" carcinogen not only produces cancer, it also inhibits immune response.|
|This male patient, who is still alive and in good clinical condition at the age of over 90 years, had lung carcinosis in 1972.|