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oncogenenoun [C]

uk   /ˈɒŋ.kəʊ.dʒiːn/  us   /ˈɑːn.kə-/ specialized
a gene that is ​present in every ​cell and ​causes a ​healthycell to ​become cancerous under ​particularconditions
(Definition of oncogene from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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