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microinvasion

 [mi″kro-in-va´zhun]
microscopic extension of malignant cells into adjacent tissue in carcinoma in situ. adj., adj microinva´sive.

mi·cro·in·va·sion

(mī'krō-in-vā'zhŭn),
Invasion of tissue immediately adjacent to a carcinoma in situ, the earliest stage of malignant neoplastic invasion.

microinvasion

/mi·cro·in·va·sion/ (-in-va´zhun) microscopic extension of malignant cells into adjacent tissue in carcinoma in situ.microinva´sive

microinvasion

A generic term for an epithelial malignancy in which the basement membrane has been minimally violated. As a rule, microinvasive cancers measure 1 mm or less in greatest dimension and are designated as Tmic, prognostically between T0 (carcinoma in situ) and T1a in the TNM system. It is also defined as > 1 focus of cancer measuring 2 mm or less in diameter.

mi·cro·in·va·sion

(mī'krō-in-vā'zhŭn)
Invasion of tissue immediately adjacent to a carcinoma in situ, the earliest stage of malignant neoplastic invasion.

microinvasion

microscopic extension of malignant cells into adjacent tissue.
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