Definition of Squamous cell carcinoma

1. Noun. The most common form of skin cancer.

Exact synonyms: Cancroid
Generic synonyms: Skin Cancer
Derivative terms: Cancroid



Medical Definition of Squamous cell carcinoma

1. A malignant growth originating from a squamous cell. This form of cancer can be seen on the skin, lips, inside the mouth, throat or oesophagus. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Squamous Cell Carcinoma

squamosal
squamosals
squamose
squamosely
squamosity
squamosphenoid
squamotemporal
squamotympanic
squamotympanic fissure
squamous
squamous alveolar cells
squamous border
squamous border of parietal bone
squamous border of sphenoid bone
squamous cell
squamous cell carcinoma (current term)
squamous cell hyperplasia
squamous cells
squamous epithelium
squamous intraepithelial lesion
squamous margin
squamous metaplasia
squamous metaplasia of amnion
squamous odontogenic tumour
squamous part of frontal bone
squamous part of occipital bone
squamous part of temporal bone
squamous pearl
squamous suture
squamously

Literary usage of Squamous cell carcinoma

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"Analyses for squamous cell carcinoma showed significantly higher odds ratios for self-respondents than for subjects with next of kin respondents; ..."

2. Cancer of the Uterus: Its Pathology, Symptomatology, Diagnosis, and Treatment by Thomas Stephen Cullen (1900)
"Reports ot cases illustrating extension of squamous-cell carcinoma to ... Squamous-cell carcinoma of the cervix with extension to the pelvic bones. 9. ..."

3. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1913)
"Squamous-cell carcinoma of the cervix in a patient with a ... The cervix was curetted and a diagnosis of squamous-cell carcinoma made (Path. Nos. ..."

4. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"Gavage administration of cyclosporin at a dose of 10 or 25 mg/kg 5 times a week for 24 weeks induced skin papillomas, skin squamous cell carcinoma, ..."

5. Gynecological Pathology; a Manual of Microscopic Technique and Diagnosis in by Karl Abel, Samuel Wyllis Bandler (1901)
"Reports of cases illustrating extension of squamous-cell carcinoma to the vaginal vault. ... Lymph glands involved in squamous-cell carcinoma of the cervix. ..."

6. Manual of gynecology by Henry Turman Byford (1897)
"Commencing Squamous-cell Carcinoma of the Vaginal Portion ... Advanced Squamous-cell Carcinoma of Vaginal Portion drawn down to Vulva (J. Williams') 447 257 ..."

7. Manual of Gynecology by Henry Turman Byford (1902)
"Commencing Squamous-cell Carcinoma of the Vaginal Portion Case), ... Sagittal Section of Cervix in Advanced Squamous-cell Carcinoma of to the Vulva (J. ..."

8. The Journal of Cancer Research (1917)
"The three cases quoted by Wolff (18) are: (1) squamous cell carcinoma of the ... and peritoneum (Hillbrand); (3) squamous cell carcinoma of the cardia, ..."

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