cancroid


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cancroid

 [kang´kroid]
1. cancer-like.
2. a skin cancer of a low grade of malignancy.

can·croid

(kang'kroyd),
1. Synonym(s): cancriform
2. Obsolete term for a malignant neoplasm that manifests a lesser degree of malignancy than that frequently observed with carcinoma or sarcoma.
[cancer + G. eidos, resemblance]

cancroid

(1) Cancer-like. 
(2) Squamous cell carcinoma of skin.
(3) An older term for a low-grade malignancy.

can·croid

(kang'kroyd)
Of or relating to squamous cell carcinoma.
[cancer + G. eidos, resemblance]

cancroid

Resembling a cancer.
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Typically, a cluster is split when its variance is above a pre-specified threshold, and two clusters are merged when the distance between their cancroids is below another pre-specified threshold.