[ prē′kăn′sər ]
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A lesion from which a malignant tumor is presumed to develop in a significant number of instances and that may or may not be recognizable clinically or by microscopic changes in the affected tissue.
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“Evoke” and “invoke” both derive from the same Latin root “vocāre.”
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