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cancroid

Pronunciation: kang′kroyd

Definition: Obsolete term for a malignant neoplasm that manifests a lesser degree of malignancy than that frequently observed with carcinoma or sarcoma.

Synonym(s): cancriform

[cancer + G. eidos, resemblance]

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