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linitis plastica

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noun li·ni·tis plas·ti·ca \lə-ˈnīt-əs-ˈplas-ti-kə\

Medical Definition of linitis plastica

  1. :  carcinoma of the stomach characterized by thickening and diffuse infiltration of the wall rather than localization of the tumor in a discrete lump




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