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cancer

can·cer

cancer

 
 
pronunciation:
kaen sr
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part of speech: noun
definition: a disease in which certain cells grow much faster than they should. Cancer can affect many different body parts, such as the lungs, breasts, and brain.
 
derivations: cancerous (adj.), cancerously (adv.)
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