cancroid


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can·croid

 (kăng′kroid′)
n.
A carcinoma.
adj.
1. Relating to or resembling a carcinoma.
2. Resembling a crab.

[Latin cancer, cancr-; see canker + -oid.]

cancroid

(ˈkæŋkrɔɪd)
adj
1. (Pathology) resembling a cancerous growth
2. (Zoology) resembling a crab
n
(Pathology) a skin cancer, esp one of only moderate malignancy

cancroid

1. of or pertaining to a lesion that resembles cancer.
2. a malignant skin cancer.
See also: Cancer
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cancroid - the most common form of skin cancer
skin cancer - a malignant neoplasm of the skin
Adj.1.cancroid - of or relating to a cancroid
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