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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

carcinoma

Pathol
1. any malignant tumour derived from epithelial tissue
2. another name for cancer
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Due to the well-differentiated morphology, prominent keratinisation and unique endophytic growth pattern, the diagnosis of carcinoma cuniculatum of the penis was rendered.
We present the only quintagenarian with carcinoma cuniculatum at the shaft of the penis in the literature.
Esophageal intramural pseudodiverticulosis is unlikely to be confused with a neoplasm, except perhaps with the recently described carcinoma cuniculatum of the esophagus (Figure 14), a variant of well-differentiated esophageal squamous cell carcinoma.