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Definition of Cancer
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Cancer borealisJonah Jo"nah, n.
The Hebrew prophet, who was cast overboard as one who
endangered the ship; hence, any person whose presence is
Jonah crab (Zo["o]l.), a large crab (Cancer borealis) of
the eastern coast of the United States, sometimes found
between tides, but usually in deep water. cancer rootSquawroot Squaw"root`, n. (Bot.)
A scaly parasitic plant (Conopholis Americana) found in oak
woods in the United States; -- called also cancer root. CancerateCancerate Can"cer*ate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Cancerated.] [LL.
canceratus eaten by a cancer. See Cancer.]
To grow into a canser; to become cancerous. --Boyle. CanceratedCancerate Can"cer*ate, v. i. [imp. & p. p. Cancerated.] [LL.
canceratus eaten by a cancer. See Cancer.]
To grow into a canser; to become cancerous. --Boyle.
Canceration Can`cer*a"tion, n.
The act or state of becoming cancerous or growing into a
Encephaloid cancerEncephaloid En*ceph"a*loid, a. [Gr. ? + -oid.]
Resembling the material of the brain; cerebriform.
Encephaloid cancer (Med.), a very malignant form of cancer
of brainlike consistency. See under Cancer. epithelial cancerEpithelioma Ep`i*the`li*o"ma, n. [NL. See Epithelium, and
A malignant growth containing epithelial cells; -- called
also epithelial cancer. M canceridesMygale Myg"a*le, n. [L., a field mouse, Gr. ?.] (Zo["o]l.)
A genus of very large hairy spiders having four lungs and
only four spinnerets. They do not spin webs, but usually
construct tubes in the earth, which are often furnished with
a trapdoor. The South American bird spider (Mygale
avicularia), and the crab spider, or matoutou (M.
cancerides) are among the largest species. Some of the
species are erroneously called tarantulas, as the Texas
tarantula (M. Hentzii). Tropic of CancerTropic Trop"ic, n. [F. tropique, L. tropicus of or belonging
to a turn, i. e., of the sun, Gr. ? of the solstice, ? (sc.
?) the tropic or solstice, fr. ? to turn. See Trope.]
1. (Astron.) One of the two small circles of the celestial
sphere, situated on each side of the equator, at a
distance of 23[deg] 28[min], and parallel to it, which the
sun just reaches at its greatest declination north or
south, and from which it turns again toward the equator,
the northern circle being called the Tropic of Cancer,
and the southern the Tropic of Capricorn, from the names
of the two signs at which they touch the ecliptic.
(a) One of the two parallels of terrestrial latitude
corresponding to the celestial tropics, and called by
the same names.
(b) pl. The region lying between these parallels of
latitude, or near them on either side.
The brilliant flowers of the tropics bloom from
the windows of the greenhouse and the saloon.
Meaning of Cancer from wikipedia
is a group
of diseases involving abnormal
with the potential
to other parts
of the body. These contrast
- Colorectal cancer
(CRC), also known
as bowel cancer
, colon cancer
, or rectal cancer
, is the development
from the colon
or **** (parts of the...
- Pancreatic cancer arises
in the pancreas, a glandular organ behind
the stomach, begin
out of control
and form a m****. These
- Lung cancer
, also known
as lung carcinoma
98–99% of all lung cancers
are carcinomas), is a malignant
lung tumor characterized
(♋︎) ("crab" in Latin) is the fourth astrological
sign in the zodiac, originating
from the constellation
. It spans
from 90° to 120° celestial...
- Prostate cancer
of the prostate. The prostate
is a gland
in the male reproductive system
the bladder. Most...
- Breast cancer
of breast cancer
a lump in the breast, a change
- Esophageal cancer
is cancer arising
from the esophagus—the food pipe that runs between
and the stomach. Symptoms often include difficulty
: basal-cell skin cancer
(BCC), squamous-cell skin cancer
(SCC) and melanoma. The first
with a number
of less common
is one of the twelve constellations
of the zodiac
and is located
in the Northern celestial
hemisphere. Its old astronomical symbol
is (♋︎). Its...
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