noncarcinogen etymology

English word noncarcinogen comes from English non-, English carcinogen (A substance or agent that can cause cancer.)

Detailed word origin of noncarcinogen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
non- English (eng) Used in the sense of not, to negate the meaning of the word to which it is prefixed.
carcinogen English (eng) A substance or agent that can cause cancer.
noncarcinogen English (eng) A substance that is not a carcinogen.

Words with the same origin as noncarcinogen

Descendants of non-
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