- a malignant and invasive epithelial tumor that spreads by metastasis and often recurs after excision; cancer.
Origin of carcinoma
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Historical Examples of carcinomatous
For carcinomatous ulcers there is not much that we can do beyond this, even in our day.Education: How Old The New
James J. Walsh
The presence of these symptoms is presumptively indicative of gastric disease, usually ulcerous or carcinomatous.
Carcinomatous Uterus removed eighteen and a half years subsequent to Double Ovariotomy.
Malignant growths are of two types, carcinomatous and sarcomatous, dependent upon the tissue from which they emanate.Surgery, with Special Reference to Podiatry
- any malignant tumour derived from epithelial tissue
- another name for cancer (def. 1)
Word Origin for carcinoma
Word Origin and History for carcinomatous
- Relating to or manifesting the characteristic properties of carcinoma.
- An invasive malignant tumor derived from epithelial tissue that tends to metastasize to other areas of the body.
- Any of various cancerous tumors that are derived from epithelial tissue of the skin, blood vessels, or other organs and that tend to metastasize to other parts of the body. See also basal cell carcinoma squamous cell carcinoma.