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

 

precancerous

 adjective
adjective
BrE BrE//ˌpriːˈkænsərəs//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌpriːˈkænsərəs//
 
(medical)
 
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that will develop into cancer if not treated precancerous cells
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: precancerous