Medical Definition of Mucoepidermoid carcinoma

1. Most commonly a salivary gland carcinoma of low grade malignancy in children, but with variable malignancy in adults; composed of mucous, epidermoid, and intermediate cells, with mucous cells abundant only in low grade carcinoma's; recurrence is frequent, and high grade carcinoma's metastasize to cervical nodes. Synonym: mucoepidermoid tumour. (05 Mar 2000)



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Mucoepidermoid Carcinoma

mucocele
mucoceles
mucociliary
mucociliary clearance
mucoclasis
mucocolitis
mucocutaneous
mucocutaneous junction
mucocutaneous leishmaniasis
mucocutaneous lymph node syndrome
mucocyst
mucoenteritis
mucoepidermoid
mucoepidermoid carcinoma (current term)
mucoepidermoid tumour
mucoglobulin
mucoid
mucoid adenocarcinoma
mucoid colony
mucoid degeneration
mucoid impaction of bronchus
mucoid medial degeneration
mucoidal
mucoids
mucolipidoses
mucolipidosis
mucolipidosis I

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