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A slow-growing malignant tumour of the face (basal cell carcinoma).
- ‘Also known as a rodent ulcer, this is the most common form of malignant skin cancer.’
- ‘As the lesion enlarges, it outgrows its blood supply and ulcerates, forming a so-called rodent ulcer.’
- ‘The enlargement of the liver was usually noted clinically, once thought to be due to secondary growths from a rodent ulcer of the face, once regarded as hypertrophic cirrhosis.’
- ‘Over a long period of time, this increases the risk of skin cancers, including rodent ulcers, squamous carcinomas and malignant melanomas.’
- ‘She's also prone to sores called rodent ulcers, which also sometimes go away on their own.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.