Meaning of 癌

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Pinyin: ái
English Definition: cancer; carcinoma; also pr. [yan2]
Chinese Definition:
Total strokes: 17; Radical:
Pictophonetic: indicates the sound; (sickness) conveys the meaning.
Character Formation:
  • Surround from upper left
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Example Words
癌症 ái zhèng cancer
抗癌 kàng ái anti-cancer
致癌 zhì ái carcinogenic; to cause cancer
癌细胞 ái bāo cancer cell
癌变 ái biàn to become cancerous; transformation to malignancy (of body cells)
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