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squamous cell carcinoma

noun

Definition of SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA

:  a carcinoma that is made up of or arises from squamous cells and usually occurs in areas of the body exposed to strong sunlight over many years

First Known Use of SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA

1907

squamous cell carcinoma

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of SQUAMOUS CELL CARCINOMA

:  a carcinoma that is made up of or arises from squamous cells and usually occurs in areas of the body exposed to strong sunlight over a period of many years

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