rodent-ulcer

rodent ulcer

noun Pathology.
an ulcerating basal cell skin cancer, common on the face.

Origin:
1850–55

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rodent ulcer
 
n
a slow-growing malignant tumour on the face, usually occurring at the edge of the eyelids, lips, or nostrils

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rodent ulcer ro·dent ulcer (rōd'nt)
n.
A slowly enlarging ulcerated basal cell carcinoma, usually on the face.

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