Synonyms
Etymology

1. cancer

noun. ['ˈkænsɝ'] 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.

Synonyms

  • metastatic tumor
  • cancer of the blood
  • sarcoma
  • malignant neoplasm
  • malignant tumor
  • leukemia
  • carcinoma
  • malignant neoplastic disease
  • leucaemia
  • lymphoma

Etymology

  • cancer (Latin)
  • καρκίνος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Words that Rhyme with Colon Cancer

  • anticancer
  • financer
  • enhancer
  • advancer
  • prancer
  • pancer
  • mansur
  • mansour
  • manser
  • lanser
  • lancer
  • ganser
  • danser
  • dancer
  • answer

Example sentences of the word colon-cancer


1. Noun Phrase
Persistently high levels of microbiota increase the risk of colon cancer and inflammatory bowel disease.

2. Noun Phrase
The procyanidins in cranberries have been studied for their beneficial effects on breast, prostate and colon cancer.

2. Cancer

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

Synonyms

  • someone
  • soul
  • Crab
  • person
  • individual
  • somebody

Antonyms

  • follower
  • bad guy
  • partisan
  • leader

Etymology

  • cancer (Latin)
  • καρκίνος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. Cancer

noun. type genus of the family Cancridae.

Synonyms

  • rock crab
  • arthropod genus
  • Cancer borealis
  • genus Cancer
  • family Cancridae
  • Cancer magister
  • Cancer irroratus
  • Cancridae
  • Dungeness crab

Antonyms

  • introvert
  • withholder
  • male
  • adult

Etymology

  • cancer (Latin)
  • καρκίνος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. Cancer

noun. the fourth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about June 21 to July 22.

Synonyms

  • Crab

Antonyms

  • unemotional person
  • worker

Etymology

  • cancer (Latin)
  • καρκίνος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

5. Cancer

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

Antonyms

  • debtor

Etymology

  • cancer (Latin)
  • καρκίνος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

6. colon

noun. ['ˈkoʊlən'] the part of the large intestine between the cecum and the rectum; it extracts moisture from food residues before they are excreted.

Synonyms

  • sigmoid colon
  • large intestine
  • descending colon
  • ascending colon
  • vena sigmoideus
  • sigmoid vein
  • transverse colon
  • sigmoid flexure

Etymology

  • colon (Latin)
  • κόλον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

7. colon

noun. ['ˈkoʊlən'] a punctuation mark (:) used after a word introducing a series or an example or an explanation (or after the salutation of a business letter).

Synonyms

  • punctuation mark

Etymology

  • colon (Latin)
  • κόλον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

8. colon

noun. ['ˈkoʊlən'] the basic unit of money in El Salvador; equal to 100 centavos.

Synonyms

  • El Salvadoran colon
  • El Salvadoran monetary unit

Etymology

  • colon (Latin)
  • κόλον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

9. colon

noun. ['ˈkoʊlən'] the basic unit of money in Costa Rica; equal to 100 centimos.

Synonyms

  • Costa Rican monetary unit
  • Costa Rican colon

Etymology

  • colon (Latin)
  • κόλον (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

10. Colon

noun. a port city at the Caribbean entrance to the Panama Canal.

Synonyms

  • Republic of Panama
  • Aspinwall
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