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A pathological condition characterized by the presence of carcinomas that have metastasized to many parts of the body.
[Greek karkinōma, karkinōmat-, cancerous ulcer; see carcinoma + -osis.]
(Pathology) pathol a condition characterized by widespread dissemination of carcinomas or by a carcinoma that affects a large area. Also called: carcinosis
car•ci•no•ma•to•sis(ˌkɑr sə noʊ məˈtoʊ sɪs)
a condition marked by the production of carcinomas throughout the body.
carcinosis.See also: Cancer