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cancer US English

The disease caused by an uncontrolled division of abnormal cells in a part of the body

Cancer US English

A constellation (the Crab), said to represent a crab crushed under the foot of Hercules. It is most noted for the globular star cluster of Praesepe (the Beehive cluster)

cancer US Thesaurus

most skin cancers are curable if detected early

Cancer New Oxford Dictionary for Writers & Editors

fourth sign of the zodiac

a Cancer in Cancer US English

A person born when the sun is in the sign of Cancer

cancer stick US English

A cigarette

swamp cancer US English

A skin disease of horses caused by the presence of the larvae of a parasitic worm

cancer cluster US English

A geographic area with a statistically higher than average occurrence of cancer among its residents

tropic US English

The parallel of latitude 23°26ʹ north tropic of Cancer or south tropic of Capricorn of the equator

tropic1 US English

The parallel of latitude 23°26ʹ north tropic of Cancer or south tropic of Capricorn of the equator

Cancer magister in Dungeness crab US English

A large crab found off the west coast of North America, where it is popular as food

Cancer pagurus in edible crab US English

A large pinkish-brown European crab with black-tipped pincers, typically found in inshore waters and caught for food


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