Krukenberg tumor

noun
Kru·​ken·​berg tumor | \ ˈkrü-kən-ˌbərg- How to pronounce Krukenberg tumor (audio) \

Medical Definition of Krukenberg tumor

: a metastatic ovarian tumor of mucin-producing epithelial cells usually derived from a primary gastrointestinal tumor

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“Krukenberg tumor.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Krukenberg%20tumor. Accessed 2 Oct. 2022.

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