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basal cell carcinoma Syllabification: ba·sal cell car·ci·no·ma
Pronunciation: /ˈbāsəl/ /ˈbāzəl sel ˌkärsəˈnōmə/

Definition of basal cell carcinoma in English:


Technical term for rodent ulcer.
Example sentences
  • The clinical differential diagnosis included squamous cell carcinoma, basal cell carcinoma, and malignant melanoma.
  • Squamous cell carcinomas, like basal cell carcinomas, can be induced by ultraviolet radiation.
  • In melanoma or pigmented basal cell carcinomas, treatment is based on tissue diagnosis.
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