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carcinomatosis

[kahr-suh-noh-muh-toh-sis] /ˌkɑr sə noʊ məˈtoʊ sɪs/
noun, Pathology
1.
a condition marked by the production of an overwhelming number of carcinomas throughout the body.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; < Latin carcinōmat- (stem of carcinōma) carcinoma + -osis
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carcinomatosis

/ˌkɑːsɪˌnəʊməˈtəʊsɪs/
noun
1.
(pathol) a condition characterized by widespread dissemination of carcinomas or by a carcinoma that affects a large area Also called carcinosis (ˌkɑːsɪˈnəʊsɪs)
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carcinomatosis in Medicine

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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