squamous cell carcinoma

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squamous cell carcinoma

n.
A carcinoma that arises from squamous epithelium. It is the most common form of skin cancer and can also develop in the lungs and other organs.
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Noun1.squamous cell carcinoma - the most common form of skin cancer
skin cancer - a malignant neoplasm of the skin
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