Definition of Hepatocellular carcinoma

1. Noun. Carcinoma of the liver.

Exact synonyms: Hepatocarcinoma, Hepatoma, Malignant Hepatoma
Generic synonyms: Carcinoma



Definition of Hepatocellular carcinoma

1. Noun. (oncology) A type of liver cancer. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Hepatocellular carcinoma

1. A tumour of the liver. The most common primary malignant liver tumour is hepatocellular carcinoma. Risk factors include chronic active hepatitis B and cirrhosis of the liver (for example alcohol aetiology). (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hepatocellular Carcinoma

hepatizes
hepatizing
hepato
hepato-
hepato-pancreas
hepatobiliary
hepatobiliary imaging
hepatoblast
hepatoblasts
hepatocarcinogenesis
hepatocarcinoma
hepatocele
hepatocellular
hepatocellular adenoma
hepatocellular carcinoma (current term)
hepatocellular jaundice
hepatocholangioenterostomy
hepatocholangiojejunostomy
hepatocholangiostomy
hepatocholangitis
hepatocolic ligament
hepatocuprein
hepatocystic
hepatocystic duct
hepatocyte
hepatocyte growth factor
hepatocytes
hepatocytic
hepatoduodenal ligament

Literary usage of Hepatocellular carcinoma

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"Independent and interactive effects related to the development of hepatocellular carcinoma were assessed using a community-based case-control study for ..."

2. Anabolic Steroid Abuse by Geraline C. Lin (1996)
"Overly, WL; Dankoff, JA; Wang, BK; and Singh, UD Androgens and hepatocellular carcinoma in an athlete. Ann Intern Med 100:158-159, 1984. ..."

3. Guide To Clinical Preventive Services by U. S. Preventive Services Task Force (1989)
"Hepatitis В vims as the etiologic agent in hepatocellular carcinoma: ... hepatocellular carcinoma and HBV: a prospective study of 22707 men in Taiwan. ..."

4. Digestive Diseases of the U. S.: Epidemiology and Impact edited by James E. Everhart (1994)
"Regan L. Screening for hepatocellular carcinoma in high risk individuals: a clinical review. Arch Intern Med 1989;149:1741-4. 5. Dusheiko GM. ..."

5. Reviews in Environmental Health (1998): Toxicological Defense Mechanics edited by Gary E. R. Hook, George W. Lucier (2000)
"Although 1,4-dioxane has been reported to induce hepatocellular carcinoma in B6C3F] mice (51), no significant liver lesions were observed in either Tg or ..."

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