Carcinomatosis meaning

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A pathological condition characterized by the presence of carcinomas that have metastasized to many parts of the body.
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A condition in which a carcinoma has spread extensively throughout the body.
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A pathological condition characterized by the presence of carcinomas that have metastasized to many parts of the body.
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(medicine) The widespread presence of carcinomas that have metastasized throughout the body.
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Origin of carcinomatosis

  • Greek karkinōma karkinōmat- cancerous ulcer carcinoma –osis

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition