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PRECANCEROUS

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does precancerous mean? 

PRECANCEROUS (adjective)
  The adjective PRECANCEROUS has 1 sense:

1. of or relating to a growth that is not malignant but is likely to become so if not treated

  Familiarity information: PRECANCEROUS used as an adjective is very rare.


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PRECANCEROUS (adjective)


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Meaning:

Of or relating to a growth that is not malignant but is likely to become so if not treated

Classified under:

Relational adjectives (pertainyms)

Pertainym:

cancer (any malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division; it may spread to other parts of the body through the lymphatic system or the blood stream)


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