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squamous cell carcinoma

noun Pathology.
  1. a carcinoma that arises from squamous epithelium in the skin and sometimes in the mucous membranes.
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squamous cell carcinoma in Medicine

squamous cell carcinoma

n.
  1. A carcinoma that arises from squamous epithelium and is the most common form of skin cancer.cancroid epidermoid carcinoma
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squamous cell carcinoma in Science

squamous cell carcinoma

[skwāməs, skwä-]
  1. Any of various carcinomas that arise from a kind of flat, scaly epithelial cell, found in organs such as the skin, cervix, oral cavity, larynx, and vulva. Squamous cell carcinoma of the skin is associated with sun exposure.
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