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precancerous

adjective pre·can·cer·ous \(ˌ)prē-ˈkan(t)s-rəs, -ˈkan(t)-sə-\

medical : likely to become cancerous

Full Definition of PRECANCEROUS

:  tending to become cancerous <a precancerous lesion>

Origin of PRECANCEROUS

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1882
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precancerous

adjective pre·can·cer·ous \-ˈkan(t)s-(ə-)rəs\

Medical Definition of PRECANCEROUS

:  tending to become cancerous <a precancerous lesion>

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