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pre·can·cer·ous

 (prē-kăn′sər-əs)
adj.
Of, relating to, or being a condition that typically precedes or develops into a cancer: a precancerous growth.

precancerous

adj
(Pathology) (esp of cells) displaying characteristics that may develop into cancer

pre•can•cer•ous

(priˈkæn sər əs)

adj.
showing pathological changes that may be preliminary to malignancy.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.precancerous - of or relating to a growth that is not malignant but is likely to become so if not treated
Translations

pre·can·cer·ous

a. precanceroso-a, susceptible a o que puede convertirse en un cáncer.

precancerous

adj precanceroso
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