Definition of Carcinosarcoma

1. Noun. A malignant neoplasm composed of carcinoma and sarcoma extensively intermixed.




Definition of Carcinosarcoma

1. Noun. (pathology) Any malignant neoplasm that has characteristics of both a carcinoma and a sarcoma ¹

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Definition of Carcinosarcoma

1. [n -MATA or -MAS]

Medical Definition of Carcinosarcoma

1. A malignant neoplasm that contains elements of carcinoma and sarcoma so extensively intermixed as to indicate neoplasia of epithelial and mesenchymal tissue. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carcinosarcoma

carcinoma myxomatodes
carcinoma simplex
carcinomal
carcinomas
carcinomata
carcinomatoses
carcinomatosis
carcinomatous
carcinomatous encephalomyelopathy
carcinomatous implants
carcinomatous myelopathy
carcinomatous myopathy
carcinomatous neuromyopathy
carcinomatous pericarditis
carcinophobia
carcinosarcoma (current term)
carcinosarcomas
carcinosarcomata
carcinoses
carcinosis
carcinostatic
carcinostatics
carcoat
carcoats
carcoma
carcoon
carcooned
carcooning
carcoons

Literary usage of Carcinosarcoma

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1. Neoplastic Diseases: A Treatise on Tumors by James Ewing (1922)
"... a fact which renders Schmorl's interpretation of his carcinosarcoma very questionable. I have seen pure spindle-cell m├ętastases in epithelioma of lip, ..."

2. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"... Rich (Taxodiaceae)* showed significant activity in vivo against the Walker intramuscular carcinosarcoma 256 in rats and in vitro against cells derived ..."

3. Text-book of gynecological diagnosis by Georg Winter, Carl Ruge (1909)
"... in the first place, the microscopic picture may determine whether the growth is a carcinoma, a sarcoma, or a carcinosarcoma; and, in the second place, ..."

4. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"By transplanting carcinosarcoma and continuing the process, pure sarcoma finally developed (the carcinomatous tissue was overgrown by the sarcomatous). ..."

5. Manual of gynecology by Henry Turman Byford (1897)
"... an adenosarcoma, or a carcinosarcoma, and sometimes undergoes fatty or calcareous degeneration. Small extravasations of blood in its substance, ..."

6. A Text-book of diseases of women by Barton Cooke Hirst (1905)
"... and chondrosarcoma have been observed in sarcoma of the corporeal endometrium. The occurrence of adenosarcoma and carcinosarcoma is doubtful. Fig. 384. ..."

7. General Pathology: An Introduction to the Study of Medicine, Being a by Horst Oertel (1921)
"In some rare instances the stroma joins the epithelium in immature, unrestrained growths, thus establishing a combined cancer and sarcoma (carcinosarcoma). ..."

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