oncofetal etymology

English word oncofetal comes from English fetal ((embryology) Pertaining to, or connected with, a fetus.), English onco- (Pertaining to tumors.)

Detailed word origin of oncofetal

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
fetal English (eng) (embryology) Pertaining to, or connected with, a fetus.
onco- English (eng) Pertaining to tumors.
oncofetal English (eng) Typically present only during fetal development, but also found in adults with certain cancers.

Words with the same origin as oncofetal

Descendants of onco-
oncoapoptosis oncocyte oncofertility oncogene oncogenesis oncogenic oncogenomic oncogenotype oncograph oncolytic oncometabolite oncometer oncomir oncomouse onconeural onconeuronal oncoplastic oncoprotein oncosis oncostatic oncosuppressor oncotarget oncotype proto-oncogene