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Term:
squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue measurement (CMO:0001873)
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squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity tumor number +   
squamous cell carcinoma of the tongue measurement +   
Any value resulting from the quantification of a morphological or physiological parameter related to tumors arising in the tongue from the uncontrolled multiplication of cells of the epithelium, or of cells showing the particular cytological characteristics of squamous cell differentiation, such as the presence of keratin, tonofilament bundles, or desmosomes, structures involved in cell-to-cell adhesion. A tumor is an abnormal growth of tissue resulting from uncontrolled, progressive multiplication of cells and serving no physiological function. The tongue is the movable muscular organ on the floor of the mouth; it is the chief organ of taste, and aids in mastication, swallowing, and speech.
tongue tumor diameter +   
tongue tumor number +   

Synonyms
Xrefs: MESH:D002294 ;   MESH:D014062
Definition Sources: American_Heritage:The_American_Heritage_Dictionary_of_the_English_Language--4th_Ed, American_Heritage:The_American_Heritage_Medical_Dictionary_2007, Dorland:Dorlands_Illustrated_Medical_Dictionary--31st_Ed, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Squamous_cell_carcinoma "Wikipedia" "Wikipedia", ISBN:978-1416049982

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