Definition of melanoma in English:
noun (plural melanomas or melanomata-ˈnōmətə)Medicine
A tumor of melanin-forming cells, typically a malignant tumor associated with skin cancer: melanomas can appear anywhere on the body the incidence of melanoma is rising steadily
More example sentences
- One form of skin cancer, malignant melanoma, can spread to other organs very rapidly.
- About half of malignant skin melanomas arise from pre-existing moles.
- Although they make up the smallest percentage of all skin cancers, melanomas cause the greatest number of deaths.
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