carcinosarcomata

carcinosarcoma

[kahr-suh-noh-sahr-koh-muh]
noun, plural carcinosarcomas, carcinosarcomata [kahr-suh-noh-sahr-koh-muh-tuh] . Pathology.
a malignant tumor composed of both carcinomatous and sarcomatous elements.
Also called sarcocarcinoma.


Origin:
1925–30; < Neo-Latin; see carcino-, sarcoma

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carcinosarcoma car·ci·no·sar·co·ma (kär'sə-nō-sär-kō'mə)
n.
A malignant neoplasm that contains elements of carcinoma and sarcoma. Also called sarcocarcinoma.

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