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melanoma

División en sílabas: mel·a·no·ma
Pronunciación: /ˌmeləˈnōmə
 
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Definición de melanoma en inglés:

sustantivo (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
Más ejemplos en oraciones
  • 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.

Origen

mid 19th century: from Greek melas, melan- 'black' + -oma.

Words that rhyme with melanoma

aroma, carcinoma, chroma, coma, comber, diploma, glaucoma, Homer, lymphoma, misnomer, Oklahoma, Omagh, roamer, Roma, romer, sarcoma, soma

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