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non-tongue squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck tumor number (CMO:0001877)
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non-tongue squamous cell carcinoma of the head and neck tumor number 
A value or quantity determined by count of tumors arising in the lip, nasal cavity, paranasal sinuses, pharynx, larynx, and/or in the oral cavity excluding 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.
squamous cell carcinoma of the oral cavity tumor number +   

Exact Synonyms: number of non-tongue squamous cell tumors of the head and neck
Related Synonyms: non-tongue SCCHN tumor number
Xrefs: MESH:D002294 ;   RDO:0000778
Definition Sources: American_Heritage:The_American_Heritage_Medical_Dictionary_2007, Dorland:Dorlands_Illustrated_Medical_Dictionary--31st_Ed, "Wikipedia" "Wikipedia", "Wikipedia" "Wikipedia", ISBN:978-1416049982

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