cholangiocarcinoma

noun
chol·​an·​gio·​car·​ci·​no·​ma | \ kə-ˌlan-jē-ə-ˌkärs-ᵊn-ˈō-mə How to pronounce cholangiocarcinoma (audio) \

Medical Definition of cholangiocarcinoma

: a usually slow-growing malignant tumor of the bile duct that arises from biliary epithelium and is typically an adenocarcinoma

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“Cholangiocarcinoma.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/cholangiocarcinoma. Accessed 18 Jun. 2021.

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