carcinoma in situ

noun

: carcinoma in the stage of development when the cancer cells are still within their site of origin (as the mouth or uterine cervix)
abbreviation CIS

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“Carcinoma in situ.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/carcinoma%20in%20situ. Accessed 18 May. 2024.

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