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epithelioma

 [ep″ĭ-the″le-o´mah]
1. a neoplasm of epithelial origin, ranging from benign (adenoma and papilloma) to malignant (carcinoma).
2. the term is sometimes used loosely and incorrectly as a synonym for carcinoma. adj., adj epithelio´matous.
epithelioma adenoi´des cys´ticum trichoepithelioma.

ep·i·the·li·o·ma

(ep'i-thē-lē-ō'mă),
1. An epithelial neoplasm or hamartoma of the skin, especially of skin appendage origin.
2. Obsolete term for a carcinoma of the skin derived from squamous, basal, or adnexal cells.
[epithelium + G. -ōma, tumor]

epithelioma

/ep·i·the·li·o·ma/ (-the″le-o´mah)
1. any tumor derived from epithelium.
2. loosely and incorrectly, carcinoma.epithelio´matous

malignant epithelioma  carcinoma.

epithelioma

(ĕp′ə-thē′lē-ō′mə)
n. pl. epithelio·mata (-mə-tə) or epithelio·mas
A benign or malignant tumor derived from epithelium.

ep′i·the′li·om′a·tous (-ŏm′ə-təs) adj.

epithelioma

[-thē′lē·ō′mə]
Etymology: Gk, epi + thele + oma, tumor
a neoplasm derived from the epithelium.

ep·i·the·li·o·ma

(ep'i-thē'lē-ō'mă)
1. An epithelial neoplasm or hamartoma of the skin, especially of skin appendage origin.
2. A carcinoma of the skin derived from squamous, basal, or adnexal cells.
[epithelium + G. -ōma, tumor]

epithelioma

A cancer derived from EPITHELIUM. A carcinoma.

epithelioma

skin carcinoma derived from squamous, basal or adnexal cells

epithelioma

A tumour of epithelial cells, ranging from benign to malignant (e.g. carcinoma). Example: epithelioma of the conjunctival epithelium that begins near the limbus and spreads to the fornices and cornea. Treatment usually consists of excision, cryotherapy or both, or even enucleation if the tumour is very advanced.

ep·i·the·li·o·ma

(ep'i-thē'lē-ō'mă)
1. An epithelial neoplasm or hamartoma of the skin, especially of skin appendage origin.
2. A carcinoma of the skin derived from squamous, basal, or adnexal cells.
[epithelium + G. -ōma, tumor]

epithelioma (ep´ithē´lēō´mə),

n an epithelial neoplasm.
epithelioma adenoides cysticum,
n multiple trichoepitheliomas.
epithelioma, basal cell,

epithelioma

any tumor derived from epithelium.

epithelioma adenoides cysticum
basal cell epithelioma
see basal cell tumors.
benign calcifying epithelioma
intracutaneous cornifying epithelioma
a benign skin tumor of dogs that consists of a keratin-filled cyst, usually opening to the surface of the skin through a pore. Occasionally, and particularly in some breeds, tumors may be multiple or recurring.
epithelioma of Malherbe
sebaceous epithelioma
a benign tumor of sebaceous glands that is histologically similar to basal cell tumor.