Definition of cancroid in English:

cancroid

Line breaks: can|croid
Pronunciation: /ˈkaŋkrɔɪd
 
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adjective

1 Zoology Like a crab.
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  • The oxyrhynchous characteristics are minimised by this adoption of this cancroid form, and meticulous examination of even the adult brings the status of the species as a parthenopid into doubt.
2 Medicine (Of a growth) resembling cancer.
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  • Medication suppressed the cancroid growth if its dose contained 15 millions of desolated trypanosomes.

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