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car·ci·no·ma

 (kär′sə-nō′mə)
n. pl. car·ci·no·mas or car·ci·no·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
An invasive malignant tumor derived from epithelial tissue that tends to metastasize to other areas of the body.

[Latin, cancerous ulcer, from Greek karkinōma, from karkinos, cancer; see kar- in Indo-European roots.]

car′ci·no′ma·toid (-nō′mə-toid′) adj.
car′ci·nom′a·tous (-nŏm′ə-təs, -nō′mə-) adj.

carcinoma

(ˌkɑːsɪˈnəʊmə)
n, pl -mas or -mata (-mətə)
1. (Pathology) any malignant tumour derived from epithelial tissue
2. (Pathology) another name for cancer1
[C18: from Latin, from Greek karkinōma, from karkinos cancer]
ˌcarciˈnomaˌtoid, ˌcarciˈnomatous adj

car•ci•no•ma

(ˌkɑr səˈnoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a malignant tumor composed of epithelial tissue.
[1715–25; < Latin: ulcer, tumor < Greek karkínōma < karkinō-, variant s. of karkinoûsthai to become cancerous, derivative of karkínos ulcerous sore, literally, crab (compare cancer)]
car`ci•no′ma•toid`, adj.
car`ci•no′ma•tous, adj.

car·ci·no·ma

(kär′sə-nō′mə)
A cancerous growth on the surface of the skin, blood vessels, or other organ or structure.

carcinoma

1. a malignant tumor that may spread to surrounding tissue and distant areas of the body.
2. any kind of epithelial cancer. — carcinomatous, adj.
See also: Cancer

carcinoma

A malignant growth or tumor of cancerous surface tissues.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.carcinoma - any malignant tumor derived from epithelial tissuecarcinoma - any malignant tumor derived from epithelial tissue; one of the four major types of cancer
cancer of the liver, liver cancer - malignant neoplastic disease of the liver usually occurring as a metastasis from another cancer; symptoms include loss of appetite and weakness and bloating and jaundice and upper abdominal discomfort
cancer, malignant neoplastic disease - 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
adenocarcinoma, glandular cancer, glandular carcinoma - malignant tumor originating in glandular epithelium
breast cancer - cancer of the breast; one of the most common malignancies in women in the US
carcinoma in situ, preinvasive cancer - a cluster of malignant cells that has not yet invaded the deeper epithelial tissue or spread to other parts of the body
colon cancer - a malignant tumor of the colon; early symptom is bloody stools
embryonal carcinoma - malignant neoplasm of the testis
endometrial cancer, endometrial carcinoma - cancer of the uterine lining
lung cancer - carcinoma of the lungs; one of the commonest forms of cancer
mesothelioma - a form of carcinoma of the mesothelium lining lungs or abdomen or heart; usually associated with exposure to asbestos dust
oat cell carcinoma, small cell carcinoma - highly malignant carcinoma composed of small round or egg-shaped cells with little cytoplasm; lung cancers are frequently oat cell carcinomas
oral cancer - malignant neoplasm of the lips of mouth; most common in men over the age of 60
pancreatic cancer - cancer of the pancreas
seminoma, testicular cancer - malignant tumor of the testis; usually occurring in older men
skin cancer - a malignant neoplasm of the skin
trophoblastic cancer - malignant neoplasm of the uterus derived from the epithelium of the chorion
Translations
سَرَطانٌ في الأنْسِجَه
karcinomrakovinný nádor
cancerkræft
kanserkötücül ur

carcinoma

[ˌkɑːsɪˈnəʊmə] N (carcinomas or carcinomata (pl)) [ˌkɑːsɪˈnəʊmətə]carcinoma m

carcinoma

nKarzinom nt

carcinoma

[ˌkɑːsɪˈnəʊmə] n (Med) → carcinoma m

carcinoma

(kaːsi'nəumə) plural carcinomata (kaːsi'nəumətə)
malignant tumor. The surgeons had to remove the carcinoma from his lungs

car·ci·no·ma

n. carcinoma, tumor canceroso invasivo.

carcinoma

n carcinoma m; basal cell — carcinoma basocelular; bronchogenic — carcinoma broncogénico; ductal — in situ carcinoma ductal in situ; hepatocellular— carcinoma hepatocelular; lobular — carcinoma lobulillar or lobular; non-small-cell — carcinoma de células no pequeñas; renal cell — carcinoma de células renales; small-cell — carcinoma de células pequeñas; squamous cell — carcinoma escamo-celular or de células escamosas; transitional cell — carcinoma de células transicionales
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She had been diagnosed with pulmonary adenosquamous carcinoma in April 2014 and had undergone tumor resection, radiation, and chemotherapy with four cycles of cisplatin and gemcitabine.
35) Adenosquamous carcinoma requires the presence of 2 separate components demonstrating opposite and mirror-image staining patterns (napsin A and TTF-1 positive and p40 and CK5/6 negative in the glandular component, with napsin A and TTF-1 negative and p40 and CK5/6 positive in the squamous component).
Two cases of chronic nonspecific prostatitis, one case of benign cystic lesion-retention cyst, one case of atypical small acinar proliferation, two cases of high grade prostatic intraepithelial neoplasm (HGPIN), and one case of adenosquamous carcinoma were also encountered while evaluating the biopsies (Figure 3).
Most common subtype is the conventional squamous cell carcinoma, accounting for 90% of the cases, while other relatively common types are Verrucous carcinoma, Papillary squamous cell carcinoma, Basaloid squamous cell carcinoma, Acantholytic squamous cell carcinoma, Spindle cell carcinoma and Adenosquamous carcinoma.
One case of adenosquamous carcinoma characterised by proliferation of malignant glands adjacent to malignant squamous epithelium was observed in 70 yrs.
A total of 45 patients aged 32 to 67 years (median age = 55 years) in DP group consisted of 38 males and 7 females, including 27 cases of adenocarcinoma, 17 cases of squamous carcinoma and one case of adenosquamous carcinoma.
Metastatic adenosquamous carcinoma of the foot: a case report.
In 2003, World Health Organisation (WHO) classified MBCs into pure epithelial and mixed types, but in the 2012 WHO classification of BC (2012), these have been described as: low-grade adenosquamous carcinoma, fibromatosis-like metaplastic carcinoma, SCC, spindle cell carcinoma, and carcinoma with mesenchymal differentiation (chondroid differentiation, osseous differentiation and other types of mesenchymal differentiation).
Adenosquamous carcinoma of buccal mucosa: a case report, Taiwan J Oral Maxillofac Surg, 2009; 20: 19-28.
6) The adenosquamous carcinoma is locally aggressive, with high histologic grade differentiation at diagnosis and a high rate of lymphovascular invasion.
Adenosquamous carcinoma of the ampulla of Vater--an unusual neoplasia with poor prognosis
Washington, May 26 ( ANI ): Researchers have identified a mutated gene common to adenosquamous carcinoma (ASC) tumors - the first known unique molecular signature for this rare, but particularly virulent, form of pancreatic cancer.