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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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Adj.1.carcinomatous - being or relating to carcinoma; "a carcinomatous lesion"
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Yater W Nontraumatic chylothorax and chylopericardium: review and report of a case due to carcinomatous thromboangiitis obliterans of the thoracic duct and upper great veins.
Malignant adenomyoepithelioma of the breast with mixed osteogenic, spindle cell, and carcinomatous differentiation.
Sarcomatoid Carcinoma of the Bladder (SCB) which consists of sarcomatous and carcinomatous components simultaneously are very rare variants of Transitional Cell Carcinoma (TCC).
Carcinomatous perforation of the sigmoid colon presenting as a thigh mass.
NEC is considered to be a less differentiated version of olfactory neuroblastoma because it has more epithelial carcinomatous features.
The increase of PAI, however, cannot be used as an indicator of a carcinomatous disease, but rather of a diseased state in the patient (Kirchheimer et al.
To the Editor: Carcinomatous meningitis is an underdiagnosed complication of solid tumors.
Hormonal ablation as effective therapy for carcinomatous meningitis from prostatic carcinoma.
Carcinosarcoma affects elderly females and would evidently display a biphasic pattern, associated usually with high-grade carcinomatous component, most frequently serous carcinoma, and a pleomorphic, typically spindle-cell sarcomatous component.
Numb chin syndrome as the presenting symptom of carcinomatous meningitis.
Spontaneous carcinomatous bladder rupture is very rare and most reported cases occur in men.
This mixed type of tumor with a combination of carcinomatous and sarcomatous cell types has been found in cancers of the uterus, vagina, lungs, oral cavity, larynx, thyroid, urinary tract, and oesophagus.