squamous cell
noun Date: 1907 a cell of or derived from squamous epithelium

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  • Squamous cell carcinoma — DiseaseDisorder infobox Name = Squamous cell carcinoma, NOS Caption = SCC of the skin tends to arise from pre malignant lesions, actinic keratoses; surface is usually scaly and often ulcerates (as shown here). ICD10 = C44 ICD9 = ICD9|173 ICDO =… …   Wikipedia

  • Squamous cell papilloma — A Squamous cell papilloma is a generally benign papilloma that arises from the stratified squamous epithelium of the skin, lip, oral cavity, tongue, pharynx, larynx, esophagus, cervix, vagina or anal canal.Cite… …   Wikipedia

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  • squamous cell carcinoma — noun the most common form of skin cancer • Syn: ↑cancroid • Derivationally related forms: ↑cancroid (for: ↑cancroid) • Hypernyms: ↑skin cancer * * * …   Useful english dictionary

  • squamous cell carcinoma — SCC any cancer of squamous epithelium, arising from such tissues as the skin and the lining of the upper airways and digestive tract (especially in the head and neck). SCC is the second commonest form of skin cancer (after basal cell carcinoma),… …   The new mediacal dictionary

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