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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The search terms were as follows: ("osteonectin" OR "SPARC glycoprotein" OR "BM-40" OR "basement membrane tumor protein" OR "BM 40 protein" OR "SPARC" OR "secreted protein acidic and rich in cysteine") AND ("neoplasm" OR "neoplasia" OR "tumor" OR "tumour" OR "cancer" OR "carcinoma" OR "malignancy" OR "malignant" OR "cancerous" OR "carcinomatous" OR "cancroid").
The cancroid crabs of America of the families: Euryalidae, Portunidae, Atelecyclidae, Cancridae, and Xanthidae.
A similar LS50 range was observed in the larvae of other brachyurans such as the cancroid Cancer irroratus (salinity range: 15-46: Charmantier & Charmantier-Daures 1991) or the majoid Chionoecetes opilio (salinity range: 9.5-42.5: Charmantier & Charmantier-Daures 1995).