scirrhous carcinoma


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scirrhous carcinoma

[′sir·əs ‚kärs·ən′ō·mə]
(medicine)
A hard, poorly differentiated adenocarcinoma in which the anaplastic cells are surrounded by dense bundles of collagenous fibers.
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Scirrhous carcinoma of the pyloric channel and distal antrum.