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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 Pancreatic Cancer

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

Example sentences of the word pancreatic-cancer


1. Noun Phrase
One of the most common symptoms of pancreatic cancer is pain or discomfort in the abdomen.

2. Noun Phrase
The onset of diabetes occurs later with pancreatic cancer that begins in the head of the pancreas 1.

3. Noun Phrase
Cigarette smoking accounts for roughly one third of all pancreatic cancers, asserts the American Cancer Society.

4. Noun Phrase
A 73-year-old woman took 500 milligrams of vitamin B17 per day for pancreatic 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))
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