tumor initiation

(TOO-mer ih-NIH-shee-AY-shun)

A process in which normal cells are changed so that they are able to form tumors. Substances that cause cancer can be tumor initiators.

Pronunciation of dictionary term "tumor initiation"

Pronunciation of dictionary term "comienzo del tumor"

Proceso por el cual las células normales se alteran y se vuelven capaces de formar tumores. Las sustancias que producen cáncer pueden ser iniciadores tumorales.