Latin cancerous ulcerfrom Greek karkinōmafromkarkinoscancerkar- in Indo-European roots
American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
From Latina cancerous ulcer , from Ancient Greek καρκίνωμα (karkinōma), from καρκίνος (karkinos). Compare cancer.
Carcinoma Sentence Examples
In the mouse study, there was a significant increase in the incidence of hepatocellular adenoma or carcinoma.
Back pressure on the caecum from an obstructing ascending colonic carcinoma causing a tender caecum may also mimic appendicitis.
Many patients reviewed during a course of radical radiotherapy for bladder carcinoma have urinary flow symptoms, which may suggest impaired bladder carcinoma have urinary flow symptoms, which may suggest impaired bladder emptying.
Bursaria spinosa Australian boxthorn A man developed squamous carcinoma of the skin of the forehead at the site of a boxthorn prickle puncture injury.
In 17 cases (12 %) the dysplasia lesion recurred, in 11 (7.8 %) an infiltrating carcinoma arose.