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rodent ulcer

noun, Pathology.
an ulcerating basal cell skin cancer, common on the face.
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First recorded in 1850-55 Unabridged
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rodent ulcer

a slow-growing malignant tumour on the face, usually occurring at the edge of the eyelids, lips, or nostrils
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rodent ulcer in Medicine

rodent ulcer ro·dent ulcer (rōd'nt)
A slowly enlarging ulcerated basal cell carcinoma, usually on the face.

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