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premalignant

 [pre″mah-lig´nant]
precancerous.

pre·can·cer·ous

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

premalignant

/pre·ma·lig·nant/ (pre″mah-lig´nant) precancerous.

premalignant

(prē′mə-lĭg′nənt)
adj.
Precancerous.

precancerous

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

premalignant

Precancerous, see there.

pre·can·cer·ous

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

premalignant

Precancerous.

pre·can·cer·ous

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

premalignant

precancerous.
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