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Definition 1: type genus of the family Cancridae - [noun denoting animal]

Synonyms for cancer in the sense of this definition

(cancer is a kind of ...) a genus of arthropods

(cancer is a member of ...) small edible crab of Pacific coast of North America

(cancer is a member of ...) crab of eastern coast of North America

(cancer is a member of ...) large red deep-water crab of the eastern coast of North America

(... is a member of cancer) many of the best known edible crabs

Definition 2: the fourth sign of the zodiac; the sun is in this sign from about June 21 to July 22 - [noun denoting location]

Synonyms for cancer in the sense of this definition

(cancer is an instance of ...) (astrology) one of 12 equal areas into which the zodiac is divided

Definition 3: a small zodiacal constellation in the northern hemisphere; between Leo and Gemini - [noun denoting object]

(cancer is an instance of ...) a configuration of stars as seen from the earth

(... is part of cancer) a belt-shaped region in the heavens on either side to the ecliptic; divided into 12 constellations or signs for astrological purposes

Definition 4: (astrology) a person who is born while the sun is in Cancer - [noun denoting person]

Synonyms for cancer in the sense of this definition

(cancer is a kind of ...) a human being

"there was too much for one person to do"

(cancer belongs to category ...) a pseudoscience claiming divination by the positions of the planets and sun and moon

Definition 5: 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 - [noun denoting state]

Synonyms for cancer in the sense of this definition

(cancer is a kind of ...) a tumor that is malignant and tends to spread to other parts of the body

(... is a kind of cancer ) a neoplasm of lymph tissue that is usually malignant; one of the four major types of cancer

(... is a kind of cancer ) any malignant tumor derived from epithelial tissue; one of the four major types of cancer

(... is a kind of cancer ) malignant neoplasm of blood-forming tissues; characterized by abnormal proliferation of leukocytes; one of the four major types of cancer

(... is a kind of cancer ) a usually malignant tumor arising from connective tissue (bone or muscle etc.); one of the four major types of cancer

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