Definition of CANCER

noun : CANCER

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) any malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division; it may spread to other parts of the body through the lymphatic system or the blood stream ;

  • 2. (

    ) (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer ;

  • 3. (

    ) a small zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Leo and Gemini ;


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