Definition of cancerous adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

cancerous

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˈkænsərəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈkænsərəs//
 
 
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(of cells, organs, growths, etc.) affected or caused by cancer to become cancerous cancerous cells/growths/tumours