a condition marked by the production of an overwhelming number of carcinomas throughout the body.
(pathol) a condition characterized by widespread dissemination of carcinomas or by a carcinoma that affects a large area Also called carcinosis (ˌkɑːsɪˈnəʊsɪs)
carcinomatosis car·ci·no·ma·to·sis (kär’sə-nō’mə-tō’sĭs)
A pathological condition characterized by the presence of carcinomas that have metastasized to many parts of the body.
a malignant and invasive epithelial tumor that spreads by metastasis and often recurs after excision; cancer. Historical Examples The presence of these symptoms is presumptively indicative of gastric disease, usually ulcerous or carcinomatous. A System of Practical Medicine By American Authors, Vol. II Various carcinomatous Uterus removed eighteen and a half years subsequent to Double […]
- Carcinomatous myopathy
carcinomatous myopathy carcinomatous myopathy n. See Lambert-Eaton syndrome.
noun a fear of getting cancer; also called cancerphobia , cancerophobia See cancerophobia Word Origin carcino- ‘cancer’ carcinophobia car·ci·no·pho·bi·a (kär’sə-nō-fō’bē-ə) n. Variant of cancerophobia.
a malignant tumor composed of both carcinomatous and sarcomatous elements. carcinosarcoma car·ci·no·sar·co·ma (kär’sə-nō-sär-kō’mə) n. A malignant neoplasm that contains elements of carcinoma and sarcoma. Also called sarcocarcinoma.