carcinomatoses

carcinomatosis

[kahr-suh-noh-muh-toh-sis]
noun Pathology.
a condition marked by the production of an overwhelming number of carcinomas throughout the body.

Origin:
1900–05; < Latin carcinōmat- (stem of carcinōma) carcinoma + -osis

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carcinomatosis (ˌkɑːsɪˌnəʊməˈtəʊsɪs)
 
n
pathol Also called: carcinosis a condition characterized by widespread dissemination of carcinomas or by a carcinoma that affects a large area

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carcinomatosis car·ci·no·ma·to·sis (kär'sə-nō'mə-tō'sĭs)
n.
A pathological condition characterized by the presence of carcinomas that have metastasized to many parts of the body.

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