carcinoma(redirected from carcinomatous)
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Related to carcinomatous: carcinomatous myopathy, carcinomatous meningitis
tissue composed of cells that grow in an abnormal way. Normal tissue is growth-limited, i.e., cell reproduction is equal to cell death. Feedback controls limit cell division after a certain number of cells have developed, allowing for tissue repair
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A malignant epithelial tumor.
1. any malignant tumour derived from epithelial tissue
2. another name for cancer