Medical Dictionary

linitis plastica

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

Medical Definition of LINITIS PLASTICA

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


July 06, 2015
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