linitis plastica


li·​ni·​tis plas·​ti·​ca lə-ˈnīt-əs-ˈplas-ti-kə How to pronounce linitis plastica (audio)
: carcinoma of the stomach characterized by thickening and diffuse infiltration of the wall rather than localization of the tumor in a discrete lump

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“Linitis plastica.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 1 Oct. 2023.

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