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
乳癌 [ ái ]: breast cancer
乳腺癌 [ xiàn ái ]: breast cancer
基底细胞癌 [ bāo ái ]: basal cell carcinoma
壁癌 [ ái ]: persistent mold on the wall; efflorescence
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