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melanoma
American English: /ˌmɛləˈnoʊmə/
British English: /ˌmɛləˈnəʊmə/

Translation of melanoma in Spanish:

noun

uncountable or countable
  • 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.

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