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carcinoma

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noun car·ci·no·ma \ˌkärs-ən-ˈō-mə\

Medical Definition of carcinoma

plural carcinomas also carcinomata \-mət-ə\play

  1. :  a malignant tumor of epithelial origin—compare sarcoma

carcinomatous \-ˈō-mət-əs\play adjective




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