Medical Dictionary

non-small cell lung cancer

noun \ ˌnän-ˌsmȯl- \

medical Definition of non-small cell lung cancer

:any carcinoma (as an adenocarcinoma or squamous cell carcinoma) of the lungs that is not a small-cell lung cancer called also non-small cell cancer, non-small cell carcinoma, non-small cell lung carcinoma; see large-cell carcinoma

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