precancer

noun
pre·​can·​cer | \ ˌprē-ˈkan(t)-sər How to pronounce precancer (audio) \

Medical Definition of precancer

: a precancerous lesion or condition one precancer called actinic keratosis often disappears after a few weeks of … treatment— Elizabeth Morgan

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“Precancer.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/precancer. Accessed 19 May. 2022.

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