- a growth or tumor consisting chiefly of epithelial cells.
Origin of epithelioma
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Examples from the Web for epitheliomatous
The forms of cancer met with in these regions are epitheliomatous, scirrhous, encephaloid, and colloid.
The appearance of any tendency to crusting, to break down or ulcerate is significant of epitheliomatous degeneration.
How is the destruction or removal of the epitheliomatous tissue effected?
Thorough destruction or removal of the epitheliomatous tissue.
It was epitheliomatous cancer, caused by the irritation of the hot tobacco smoke.The Stark Munro Letters
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- pathol a malignant tumour of epithelial tissue
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- Of or relating to an epithelioma.
- A benign or malignant tumor derived from epithelium.
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