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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.

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

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.

car·ci·no·ma

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

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

carcinoma

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

carcinoma

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

carcinoma

nKarzinom nt

carcinoma

[ˌkɑːsɪˈnəʊmə] n (Med) → carcinoma m

carcinoma

(kaːsi'nəumə) plural carcinomata (kaːsi'nəumətə)
malignant tumor. The surgeons had to remove the carcinoma from his lungs

car·ci·no·ma

n. carcinoma, tumor canceroso invasivo.

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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