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cancroid

[kang-kroid] /ˈkæŋ krɔɪd/
adjective
1.
Pathology. resembling a cancer, as certain tumors.
2.
Zoology. resembling a crab.
noun
3.
Pathology. a form of cancer of the skin.
Origin
1820-1830
1820-30; < Latin cancr- (stem of cancer) cancer + -oid
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British Dictionary definitions for cancroid

cancroid

/ˈkæŋkrɔɪd/
adjective
1.
resembling a cancerous growth
2.
resembling a crab
noun
3.
a skin cancer, esp one of only moderate malignancy
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cancroid in Medicine

cancroid can·croid (kāng'kroid')
adj.

  1. Of or relating to squamous cell carcinoma.

  2. Of or resembling a cancer.

n.
See squamous cell carcinoma.
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