carcinosarcoma

[kahr-suh-noh-sahr-koh-muh]
noun, plural car·ci·no·sar·co·mas, car·ci·no·sar·co·ma·ta [kahr-suh-noh-sahr-koh-muh-tuh] /ˌkɑr sə noʊ sɑrˈkoʊ mə tə/. Pathology.
  1. a malignant tumor composed of both carcinomatous and sarcomatous elements.

Origin of carcinosarcoma

From New Latin, dating back to 1925–30; see origin at carcino-, sarcoma
Also called sarcocarcinoma.
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carcinosarcoma in Medicine

carcinosarcoma

[kär′sə-nō-sär-kōmə]
n.
  1. A malignant neoplasm that contains elements of carcinoma and sarcoma.sarcocarcinoma
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