papillary carcinoma

n.

A malignant neoplasm characterized by the formation of many irregular, fingerlike projections of fibrous stroma covered with a layer of neoplastic epithelial cells.

Nearby words

  1. phosphonecrosis,
  2. phosphonic acid,
  3. phosphonium,
  4. phosphonium iodide,
  5. phosphoprotein,
  6. phosphor bronze,
  7. phosphor-,
  8. phosphorate,
  9. phosphore,
  10. phosphoresce


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