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carcinosarcoma

[kahr-suh-noh-sahr-koh-muh] /ˌkɑr sə noʊ sɑrˈkoʊ mə/
noun, plural carcinosarcomas, carcinosarcomata
[kahr-suh-noh-sahr-koh-muh-tuh] /ˌkɑr sə noʊ sɑrˈkoʊ mə tə/ (Show IPA).
Pathology.
1.
a malignant tumor composed of both carcinomatous and sarcomatous elements.
Also called sarcocarcinoma.
Origin of carcinosarcoma
1925-1930
From New Latin, dating back to 1925-30; See origin at carcino-, sarcoma
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carcinosarcoma in Medicine

carcinosarcoma car·ci·no·sar·co·ma (kär'sə-nō-sär-kō'mə)
n.
A malignant neoplasm that contains elements of carcinoma and sarcoma. Also called sarcocarcinoma.

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