basal-cell carcinoma


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basal-cell carcinoma

[′bā·səl ‚sel ‚kärs·ən′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A locally invasive, rarely metastatic nevoid tumor of the epidermis. Also known as basal-cell epithelioma.
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"Nodular basal-cell carcinoma" most commonly occurs on the sun-exposed areas of the head and neck.