carcinomatosis


car·ci·no·ma·to·sis

noun \-ˌnō-mə-ˈtō-səs\

Definition of CARCINOMATOSIS

:  a condition in which multiple carcinomas develop simultaneously usually after dissemination from a primary source

Origin of CARCINOMATOSIS

New Latin, from Latin carcinomat-, carcinoma
First Known Use: 1903

car·ci·no·ma·to·sis

noun \-ˌō-mə-ˈtō-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural car·ci·no·ma·to·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of CARCINOMATOSIS

: a condition in which multiple carcinomas develop simultaneously usually after dissemination from a primary source

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