2. Adverb. With regard to cancer ¹
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Definition of Cancerously
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Literary usage of Cancerously
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1. Diseases of the Urinary Organs: A Compendium of Their Diagnosis, Pathology by William Wallace Morland (1858)
"Disordered vesical sensations, in an individual cancerously diseased in other organs, should induce suspicion of like degeneration in the bladder. ..."
2. Transactions of the ... Session of the American Institute of Homœopathy by American Institute of Homeopathy Session (1875)
"Very rarely one gland alone is cancerously diseased; far oftener a whole gland group, and in some cases the cancerous degeneration is diffused over the ..."
3. Wharton and Stillé's Medical Jurisprudence by Francis Wharton, Moreton Stillé (1882)
"... becomes a passion, growing on the mind on which it feeds, cancerously absorbing into itself the mind's true life, and sending forth over the system its ..."
4. The Soul of America: A Constructive Essay in the Sociology of Religion by Stanton Coit (1914)
"It consists of a plurality of persons — of living men and women who are bad and plot mischief, who feed cancerously upon the organism of society. ..."
5. A Manual of Pathological Anatomy by Charles Handfield Jones, Edward Henry Sieveking (1854)
"The lymphatic glands seem to have been larged or cancerously diseased in eleven out of nineteen cases. Tí affection has been more often observed in males ..."
6. An Introduction to pathology and morbid anatomy by Thomas Henry Green, Hubert Montague Murray (1895)
"It is no longer supposed that all the tissues of a cancerous patient »re tending to grow cancerously or throwing something into the blood which " will out" ..."