papillocarcinoma

[ păp′ə-lō-kär′sə-nōmə ]

n.

A papilloma that has become malignant.
A carcinoma that is characterized by papillary, fingerlike projections of neoplastic cells with cores of fibrous stroma as a supporting structure.

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