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comedocarcinoma

noun com·e·do·car·ci·no·ma \ ˌkäm-ə-ˌdō-ˌkärs-ᵊn-ˈō-mə \

medical Definition of comedocarcinoma

plural comedocarcinomas also comedocarcinomata play \-mət-ə\
: breast cancer that arises in the larger ducts and is characterized by slow growth, late metastasis, and the accumulation of solid plugs of atypical and degenerating cells in the ducts

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