"cancer" in the noun sense
1. cancer, malignant neoplastic disease
any malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division it may spread to other parts of the body through the lymphatic system or the blood stream
2. Cancer, Crab
astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer
a small zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere between Leo and Gemini
4. Cancer, Cancer the Crab, Crab
the fourth sign of the zodiac the sun is in this sign from about June 21 to July 22
5. Cancer, genus Cancer
type genus of the family Cancridae
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