basal cell carcinoma

noun

Medical Definition of basal cell carcinoma

: a skin cancer derived from and preserving the form of the basal cells of the skin

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“Basal cell carcinoma.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/basal%20cell%20carcinoma. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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