Cancroid
Cancroid Can"croid, a. [Cancer + oid.] 1. (Zo["o]l.) Resembling a crab; pertaining to the {Cancroidea}, one of the families of crabs, including the genus {Cancer}. [1913 Webster]

2. Like a cancer; as, a cancroid tumor. [1913 Webster]


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  • cancroid — CANCROÍD s.n. Formaţie canceroasă a pielii şi a mucoaselor. [pron. cro id. / < fr. cancroïde, cf. lat. cancer – rac, gr. eidos – formă]. Trimis de LauraGellner, 26.11.2004. Sursa: DN  CANCROÍD, Ă I. adj. asemănător cu cancerul. II. s …   Dicționar Român

  • cancroid — [kaŋ′kroid΄, kan′kroid΄] adj. [< L cancer (gen. cancri), CANCER + OID] 1. like a crab 2. like cancer …   English World dictionary

  • cancroid — 1. SYN: cancriform. 2. Obsolete term for a malignant neoplasm that manifests a lesser degree of malignancy than that frequently observed with carcinoma or sarcoma. [cancer + G. eidos, resemblance] * * * can·croid kaŋ .krȯid …   Medical dictionary

  • cancroid — adj. [L. cancer, crab; Gr. eidos, like] Resembling a crab …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • cancroid — /kang kroyd/, adj. 1. Pathol. resembling a cancer, as certain tumors. 2. Zool. resembling a crab. n. 3. Pathol. a form of cancer of the skin. [1820 30; < L cancr (s. of cancer) CANCER + OID] * * * …   Universalium

  • cancroid — 1. adjective a) Resembling a crab b) Of or pertaining to cancer, especially to squamous cell carcinoma 2. noun a) Any disease that resembles cancer b) Squamous …   Wiktionary

  • Cancroid — Hudkræft …   Danske encyklopædi

  • cancroid — adj. resembling a cancer; similar to a crab …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cancroid — can·croid …   English syllables

  • cancroid — /ˈkæŋkrɔɪd/ (say kangkroyd) –adjective 1. Pathology resembling a cancer, as certain tumours. 2. Zoology resembling a crab. –noun 3. Pathology a form of cancer of the skin …   Australian English dictionary

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