basal cell carcinoma

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basal cell carcinoma

n.
A slow-growing, locally invasive, but rarely metastasizing neoplasm of the skin derived from basal cells of the epidermis or hair follicles.
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ba′sal cell` carcino′ma


n.
a common and usu. curable skin cancer that arises from basal cells of the epithelium.
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ba·sal cell car·ci·no·ma

n. carcinoma de célula basal, neoplasma epitelial de crecimiento moderado invasivo derivado de células basales de la epidermis o de folículos pilosos.
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