choriocarcinoma

[ kawr-ee-oh-kahr-suh-noh-muh, kohr- ]
/ ˌkɔr i oʊˌkɑr səˈnoʊ mə, ˌkoʊr- /

noun, plural cho·ri·o·car·ci·no·mas, cho·ri·o·car·ci·no·ma·ta [kawr-ee-oh-kahr-suh-noh-muh-tuh, kohr-] /ˌkɔr i oʊˌkɑr səˈnoʊ mə tə, ˌkoʊr-/. Pathology.

Origin of choriocarcinoma

First recorded in 1900–05; chorio- + carcinoma
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Medicine definitions for choriocarcinoma

choriocarcinoma

[ kôr′ē-ō-kär′sə-nōmə ]

n.

A malignant tumor of syncytial trophoblasts and cytotrophoblasts, almost always occurring in the uterus.chorioepithelioma chorionic epithelioma trophoblastoma
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