Definition of Hepatoma

1. Noun. Carcinoma of the liver.




Definition of Hepatoma

1. Noun. A cancer originating in the liver. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Hepatoma

1. a tumor of the liver [n -MAS or -MATA]

Medical Definition of Hepatoma

1. Carcinoma derived from liver cells. A better term to use is hepatocarcinoma or hepatocellular carcinoma. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Hepatoma

hepatojugular reflex
hepatojugular reflux
hepatojugularometer
hepatolenticular
hepatolenticular degeneration
hepatolenticular disease
hepatolienography
hepatolienomegaly
hepatolith
hepatolithectomy
hepatolithiasis
hepatologist
hepatologists
hepatology
hepatolysin
hepatoma (current term)
hepatoma transmembrane kinase
hepatomalacia
hepatomas
hepatomata
hepatomegalies
hepatomegaly
hepatomelanosis
hepatomphalocele
hepatomphalos
hepatonecrosis
hepatonephric
hepatonephromegaly
hepatopancreas
hepatopancreases

Literary usage of Hepatoma

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

1. Proceedings of the Society for Experimental Biology and Medicine (1903)
"The Effect of Glucocorticoid Antagonizing Factor on hepatoma Cells (40348) KJ ... rat hepatoma las been adapted for study of the endo- -cortisol antagonism. ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"6 April 1970 • DNA Polymerase Activities Associated with Smooth Membranes and Ribosomes from Rat Liver and hepatoma Cytoplasm Abstract Deoxyribonucleic acid ..."

3. Neoplastic Diseases: A Treatise on Tumors by James Ewing (1922)
"The gross appearance of the organ recalls various forms, chiefly of hepatoma, as massive, multiple, hemorrhagic, and necrotic tumors, usually in much ..."

4. Emergency And Continuous Exposure Guidance Levels For Selected Submarine by Best, National Research Council (U.S.), Committee on Toxicology (2007)
"In the mouse that had the hepatoma, the spleen was replaced almost entirely ... The authors also noted the similarity of the single hepatoma observed after ..."

5. Anabolic Steroid Abuse by Geraline C. Lin (1996)
"Bernstein, MS; Hunter, RL; and Yachnin, S. hepatoma and peliosis hepatis developing in a patient with ... Bruguera, M. hepatoma associated with androgenic ..."

6. The Journal of Cancer Research (1916)
"Cirrhosis does not seem to be a necessary factor in the development of the typical hepatoma. It is more characteristic of the group of multiple tumors ..."

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