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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.
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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
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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.
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car·ci·no·ma

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

A malignant growth or tumor of cancerous surface tissues.
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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
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Translations
سَرَطانٌ في الأنْسِجَه
karcinomrakovinný nádor
cancerkræft
kanserkötücül ur

carcinoma

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

nKarzinom nt
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carcinoma

[ˌkɑːsɪˈnəʊmə] n (Med) → carcinoma m
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carcinoma

(kaːsi'nəumə) plural carcinomata (kaːsi'nəumətə)
malignant tumor. The surgeons had to remove the carcinoma from his lungs
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car·ci·no·ma

n. carcinoma, tumor canceroso invasivo.
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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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References in periodicals archive ?
Clinically, microcystic adnexal carcinoma (MAC) usually presents as a firm flesh-colored plaque or nodule on the nasolabial/periorbital face of an adult.
There were 124 (61.4%) cases of BCC, 33 (16.3%) cases of SCC, 14 (6.8%) cases of MF, 12 (5.8%) cases of DFSP, 7 (3.7%) cases of MM, 3 (1.5%) cases of Bowen's disease, 3 (1.5%) cases of metastatic carcinoma, 3 (1.5%) cases of adnexal carcinoma, 1 (0.5%) case of pleomorphic dermal sarcoma (PDS), 1 (0.5%) case of Kaposi's sarcoma and 1 (0.5%) case of Merkel cell carcinoma (MCC).
These rare malignancies include adnexal carcinoma, Merkel cell carcinoma, dermatofibrosarcoma, extramammary Paget disease, sebaceous adenocarcinoma, and leiomyosarcoma.
The differential diagnosis of basal cell carcinoma is trichoepithelioma, sebaceoma and microcystic adnexal carcinoma.
Differentiating BCC from Microcystic Adnexal Carcinoma (MAC).
Histopathological differential diagnoses are basal cell carcinoma, microcystic adnexal carcinoma, trichoadenoma and basaloid follicular hamartoma.1,4,6,7
Endocrine mucin-producing sweat gland carcinoma (EMPSGC) is an uncommon low-grade adnexal carcinoma of the skin with neuroendocrine differentiation.
Malignant mixed tumor (MMT) is an exceedingly rare cutaneous adnexal carcinoma with a significant risk for aggressive behavior and a propensity for metastasis.
Other reported skin cancers correspond to 0.7% and included: sebaceous carcinoma, adnexal carcinoma, porocarcinoma, adenoid cystic carcinoma, apocrine carcinoma, Merkel-cell carcinoma, malignant nodular hidradenoma, and malignant proliferating trichilemmal tumor.
* Microcystic adnexal carcinoma. Microcystic adnexal carcinoma (MAC) is frequently misdiagnosed, most often as a morpheaform basal cell carcinoma.
Microcystic adnexal carcinoma (MAC) is a rare, locally aggressive, malignant neoplasm with follicular and sweat-gland differentiations.
Hence although formerly thought to be of mixed origin now syringoma is considered to be benign appendage tumour of intra- epidermal eccrine sweat duct.Histopathological differential diagnosis should be fibrosing basal cell carcinoma desmoplastic trichoepithelioma microcystic adnexal carcinoma. Differentiating point from fibrosing basal cell carcinoma is that latter lacks ductal structure containing amorphous material.