Malignant neoplasia of an epithelial cell: by far the commonest type of tumour. Those arising from glandular tissue are often called adenocarcinomas. Carcinoma cells tend to be irregular with increased basophilic staining of the cytoplasm, have an increased nuclear/cytoplasmic ratio and polymorphic nuclei.
A type of malignant tumour.
A cancer of the skin tissue that covers all the body organs and lines all the body cavities. Most cancers are carcinomas.
This is a general term applied to a malignant epithelial tumour.
A malignant, epithelial tumour. A malignant, often metastasising tumour.
A malignant tumor derived from epithelial tissue, which forms the skin and outer cell layers of internal organs.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20095
- any malignant tumor derived from epithelial tissueFound on http://www.webdictionary.co.uk/definition.php?query=carcinoma
A cancer of epithelial tissue. [Compare sarcoma.]Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20437
This is a general term applied to a malignant epithelial tumour.Found on http://www.chemicalglossary.net/definition/387-Carcinoma
A cancer of the epithelial tissue that covers all the body organs and lines all the body cavities (for example, skin). Most cancers are carcinomas.Found on http://www.cancerhelp.org.uk/utilities/glossary/index.htm?search=c
a cancer that occurs on the surface or lining of an organ Found on http://www.medichecks.com/glossary.cfm?ltr=C
A cancer that arises from the tissues lining an organ or system. Carcinomas are the commonest cancers.
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A type of malignant tumour
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Carcinoma is a malignant growth (cancer) of epithelial tissue.Found on http://www.alexanderharris.co.uk/glossary.html?letter=C
A malignant tumor arising from an epithelium
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A malignant cancerous tumour.
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Carcinoma: Cancer that begins in the skin or in tissues that line or cover body organs. For example, carcinoma can arise in the breast, colon, liver, lung, prostate, and stomach. Common Misspellings: carcimonaFound on http://www.medterms.com/script/main/art.asp?articlekey=20677
[ Latin , from Greek ..., from ... crab, cancer. See -oma
A cancer. By some medical writers, the term is applied to an indolent tumor. See Cancer
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<oncology> A malignant new growth that arises from epithelium, found in skin or, more commonly, the lining of body organs, for example: breast, prostate, lung, stomach or bowel. Carcinomas tend to infiltrate into adjacent tissue and spread (metastasize) to distant organs, for example: to bone, liver, lung or the brain. ... Origin: Gr. Karkino...Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/20973
any malignant tumor derived from epithelial tissue; one of the four major types of cancerFound on http://wordnetweb.princeton.edu/perl/webwn?s=carcinoma
(kahr″sĭ-no´mә) pl. carcinomas, carcino´mata a malignant new growth made up of epithelial cells tending to infiltrate surrounding tissues and to give rise to metastases. A form of cancer, carcinoma makes up the majority of the cases of malignancy of the breast, uterus, intestinal tract, skin, and tongue.Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/local/21001
• (n.) A cancer. By some medical writers, the term is applied to an indolent tumor. See Cancer.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/carcinoma/
a cancerous growth of surface (epithelial) tissues of the skin, digestive tract, blood vessels, and various organs. Carcinoma cells tend to invade ... [12 related articles]Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/c/23
(Gr. karkinoma from karkinos crab, cancer) a malignant new growth made up of epithelial cells tending to infiltrate the surrounding tissues and give rise to metastases.Found on http://users.ugent.be/~rvdstich/eugloss/DIC/dictio15.html
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