- an ulcerating basal cell skin cancer, common on the face.
Origin of rodent ulcer
First recorded in 1850–55
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- a slow-growing malignant tumour on the face, usually occurring at the edge of the eyelids, lips, or nostrils
- A slowly enlarging ulcerated basal cell carcinoma, usually on the face.
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