Definition of melanoma in English:
A tumour of melanin-forming cells, especially a malignant tumour associated with skin cancer: melanomas can appear anywhere on the body [mass noun]: 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.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia