choriocarcinoma


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cho·ri·o·car·ci·no·ma

 (kôr′ē-ō-kär′sə-nō′mə)
n. pl. cho·ri·o·car·ci·no·mas or cho·ri·o·car·ci·no·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A malignant tumor that develops from trophoblast cells and usually occurs in the uterus.

choriocarcinoma

(ˌkɒrɪəʊˌkɑːsɪˈnəʊmə)
n
(Pathology) a cancer that occurs during pregnancy in the uterus

choriocarcinoma

a uterine malignancy that may develop shortly after conception, during pregnancy, or after an abortion. Also called chorioblastoma, chorionic epithelioma.
See also: Cancer
Translations

cho·ri·o·car·ci·no·ma

n. coriocarcinoma, tumor maligno visto gen. en el útero y en los testículos.

choriocarcinoma

n coriocarcinoma m
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