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carcinomatosis

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noun car·ci·no·ma·to·sis \-ˌnō-mə-ˈtō-səs\

Definition of carcinomatosis

  1. :  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


Medical Dictionary

carcinomatosis

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noun car·ci·no·ma·to·sis \-ˌō-mə-ˈtō-səs\

Medical Definition of carcinomatosis

plural carcinomatoses \-ˌsēz\play

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




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  1. Medical Dictionary: Definition of "carcinomatosis"


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