psammocarcinoma

[ săm′ō-kär′sə-nōmə ]

n.

A carcinoma containing calcified foci that resemble psammoma bodies. No longer in technical use.

Nearby words

  1. psalterium,
  2. psaltery,
  3. psammite,
  4. psammitic,
  5. psammo-,
  6. psammoma,
  7. psammoma body,
  8. psammomatous meningioma,
  9. psammophyte,
  10. psammosere


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