oat cell carcinoma

Form of carcinoma of the lung in which the cells are small, spindle-shaped and dark-staining. May derive from argyrophilic APUD cells of the mucosa and certainly tends to be associated with endocrine symptoms.

oat cell carcinoma

[n] - highly malignant carcinoma composed of small round or egg-shaped cells with little cytoplasm
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Oat cell carcinoma

another term for small-cell carcinoma
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oat cell carcinoma

<tumour> An anaplastic, highly malignant, and usually bronchogenic carcinoma composed of small ovoid cells with very scanty cytoplasm; this carcinoma and small round cell carcinoma's comprise over one-third of carcinoma's of the lung. ... Synonym: small cell carcinoma. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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oat cell carcinoma

small cell carcinoma noun highly malignant carcinoma composed of small round or egg-shaped cells with little cytoplasm; lung cancers are frequently oat cell carcinomas
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oat cell carcinoma

a form of small cell carcinoma in which the cells are round or elongated and slightly larger than lymphocytes; they have scanty cytoplasm and clump poorly.
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oat cell carcinoma

Type: Term Synonyms: small cell carcinoma
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