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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9% of the cases, while an alternative diagnosis, including bacterial meningitis, Creutzfeld-Jakob disease, non-convulsive status epilepticus, acute disseminating encephalomyelitis, Brucella encephalitis, anti-NMDA receptor encephalitis, and carcinomatous meningitis, was established in 19.
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The Vero4DRT system features a dynamic tracking function that tracks a respiratorily moving carcinomatous lesion in real time, enabling continuous irradiation of the targeted lesion with pinpoint accuracy.
The prolonged wasting syndrome associated with the radiological condition, compatible with retroperitoneal pseudotumour formation, led to exploratory laparotomy for the investigation of the carcinomatous disease.
In this condition the thoracic wall is studded with carcinomatous indurated lesions and the affected skin seems to resemble a breast plate (armor).
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