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noncancerous Syllabification: non·can·cer·ous
Pronunciation: /nonˈkansərəs/

Definition of noncancerous in English:


Not malignant; without evidence of cancer: noncancerous growths
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  • In the patients with carcinoma, the biopsy specimens were taken from noncancerous mucosa adjacent (usually proximal) to the cancer.
  • Benign breast growths - noncancerous ones - can also contain calcium specks.
  • Others develop noncancerous tumors (fibroids) or have scars in the uterus from past surgery.
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