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Spider cancer

Definition
noun
A term no longer in common use to refer to a malignant neoplasm having a rhizoid or filamentous edge of thin, threadlike, red lines resembling a ‘’spider’’, especially as seen on X-rays, and that which indicate dilated vascular channels associated with the neoplasm; a form of telangiectatic cancer.


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