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pre·can·cer·ous

(prē-kan'sĕr-ŭs),
Pertaining to any lesion that is interpreted as precancer.
Synonym(s): premalignant

precancerous

/pre·can·cer·ous/ (-kan´ser-us) pertaining to a pathologic process that tends to become malignant.

precancerous

(prē-kăn′sər-əs)
adj.
Of, relating to, or being a condition that typically precedes or develops into a cancer: a precancerous growth.

precancerous

[-kan′sərəs]
Etymology: L, prae + cancer, crab
pertaining to a stage of abnormal tissue growth that is likely to develop into a malignant tumor.

precancerous

adjective Referring to a lesion or process that has a high risk of becoming malignant with time.

pre·can·cer·ous

(prē-kan'sĕr-ŭs)
Pertaining to any lesion that is interpreted as precancer.
Synonym(s): premalignant.

precancerous

Any condition tending to proceed to cancer, to be associated with the development of cancer, or to carry a significant risk of CANCER.

pre·can·cer·ous

(prē-kan'sĕr-ŭs)
Pertaining to any lesion that is interpreted as precancer.
Synonym(s): premalignant.

precancerous,

adj a stage of abnormal tissue growth that is likely or predisposed to develop into a malignant tumor.
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