carcinosis


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carcinosis

1. an abnormal condition characterized by the growth of numer-ous carcinomas throughout the body. Also carcinomatosis.
2. the process of development of carcinoma.
See also: Cancer
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Efficiency of oxidative phosphorylation in liver mitochondria is decreased in a rat model of peritoneal carcinosis," Journal of Hepatology, vol.
Metastatic disease was established in 5 patients--in the liver (3 cases) and peritoneal carcinosis (2 cases).