What does cancerous mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. cancerous(adj)

    relating to or affected with cancer

    "a cancerous growth"

  2. cancerous(adj)

    like a cancer; an evil that grows and spreads

    "remorse was cancerous within him"; "pornography is cancerous to the moral development of our children"


  1. cancerous(Adjective)

    Relating to or affected with cancer.

  2. cancerous(Adjective)

    Growing or spreading evil.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of cancerous in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of cancerous in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of cancerous in a Sentence

  1. Boat Commission:

    Cancerous growths and tumors on fish are extremely rare in Pennsylvania and throughout the U.S., but they do occur.

  2. Jeff Bulte:

    If we tune the MRI to detect sugars attached to a particular protein, we can see the difference between normal and cancerous cells.

  3. Van Houten:

    The computer can do a much better job than the human eye, as it is much more systematic in analyzing tissues, we're acquiring a company that has deep clinical knowledge and technology to analyze cancerous cells.

  4. Elvis Costello:

    Six weeks ago my specialist called me and said, 'You should start playing the Lotto', he had rarely, if ever, seen such a small but very aggressive cancerous malignancy that could be defeated by a single surgery.

  5. Kevin Pollock:

    It is associated with near elimination of both low and high-grade cervical disease in young Scottish women eight years after the vaccine program started, the figures are impressive and show a reduction of up to 90 percent of cervical disease abnormalities - pre-cancerous cells.

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