procarcinogen etymology

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

Detailed word origin of procarcinogen

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
pro- English (eng) Agreeing with; supporting; favouring. Substituting for Earlier; prior. In front of. Rudimentary.
carcinogen English (eng) A substance or agent that can cause cancer.
procarcinogen English (eng) Any substance that is transformed into a carcinogen by metabolism.

Words with the same origin as procarcinogen

Descendants of pro-
prostate prostitute