Definition of precancerous in English:

precancerous

Line breaks: pre|can¦cer|ous
Pronunciation: /priːˈkans(ə)rəs
 
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adjective

Medicine
  • (Of a cell or medical condition) likely to develop into cancer if untreated: precancerous skin lesions
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    • It's a test that can detect the presence of infections, inflammation, precancerous cells or cancer.
    • Regular dental checkups that include an examination of the entire mouth are important in the early detection of oral and oropharyngeal cancers and precancerous conditions.
    • Screening for and removal of colorectal cancer and precancerous adenomatous polyps can decrease the incidence of colon disease.

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