càncer

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Catalan[edit]

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Borrowed from Latin cancer (crab), from Ancient Greek καρκίνος (karkínos, crab); applied to cancerous tumors because the enlarged veins resembled the legs of a crab. Doublet of cranc, which was inherited.

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Noun[edit]

càncer m (plural càncers)

  1. cancer (a disease in which the cells of a tissue undergo uncontrolled proliferation)

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Occitan[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin cancer (crab), from Ancient Greek καρκίνος (karkínos, crab).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

càncer m (plural càncers)

  1. cancer (a disease in which the cells of a tissue undergo uncontrolled proliferation)