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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Ameloblastic carcinoma is any ameloblastoma in which there is primary or recurrent evidence of malignancy regardless of metastasis.
Ameloblastic carcinoma is defined as a malignant epithelial odontogenic tumour that histologically has retained the features of ameloblastic differentiation yet also exhibits cytological features of malignancy.
Ameloblastic carcinoma mainly affects elderly individuals, but the age range is 15 to 84 years.
An ameloblastic carcinoma originating from the gingival or alveolar mucosa epithelium is very rare.
Histomorphologically, two different Ameloblastic carcinoma entities may be recognized.