Definition of Choriocarcinoma

1. Noun. (pathology) A malignant, trophoblastic cancer, usually of the placenta ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Choriocarcinoma

1. [n -S]

Medical Definition of Choriocarcinoma

1. Malignant tumour of trophoblast. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Choriocarcinoma

chorioallantoic graft
chorioallantoic membrane
chorioallantoic placenta
chorioallantois
chorioallantoises
chorioamnionic placenta
chorioamnionitis
chorioangioma
chorioangiomas
chorioangiomata
choriocapillaris
choriocapillary layer
choriocarcinoma (current term)
choriocarcinomas
choriocarcinomata
choriocele
chorioepithelioma
choriogonadotrophin
choriogonadotropin
chorioid
chorioid-
chorioids
chorioma
choriomammotropin
choriomeningitis
chorion
chorion frondosum

Literary usage of Choriocarcinoma

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1. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by The American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1921)
"Typical choriocarcinoma showing well preserved villi. See Figure 9. choriocarcinoma but with less marked cellular variations, few Langhans cells, ..."

2. Neoplastic Diseases: A Treatise on Tumors by James Ewing (1922)
"Métastases in choriocarcinoma are of early occurrence and in advanced cases are ... choriocarcinoma invading uterine sinus. In the lungs they form multiple ..."

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