squamous cell carcinoma

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squamous cell carcinoma

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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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Among malignant neoplasms, squamous cell carcinomas, extragenital transmissible veneral tumors, lymphomas and fibrosarcoma were common and in benign tumors, papilloma, trichoblastoma, mast cell tumor, plasma cell tumor and fibroma were common.
In low-grade neoplasms, there is a higher percentage of mucous cells, while in high-grade neoplasms, squamous cells are dominant.