carcinoma

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carcinoma:

see neoplasmneoplasm
or tumor,
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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carcinoma

[‚kärs·ən′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A malignant epithelial tumor.

carcinoma

Pathol
1. any malignant tumour derived from epithelial tissue
2. another name for cancer
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41,42) Neither invasive tubular carcinoma nor invasive cribriform carcinoma expresses conventional myoepithelial markers, (12,35,59) and nests of cribriform DCIS display an outer rim of MECs.
Some authors have considered such different expressions as belonging to distinct types of tumors (tubular carcinomas, cribriform carcinomas, and ductal carcinomas),[17] but such an elaborate scheme appears to be unnecessary, because the different morphologic appearances may be simply considered to be expressions of the variable grade of differentiation.