mucoepidermoid carcinoma


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mu·co·ep·i·der·moid car·ci·no·ma

most commonly a salivary gland carcinoma of low grade malignancy composed of mucous, epidermoid, and intermediate cells, with mucous cells abundant only in low-grade carcinoma; recurrence is frequent, and high-grade carcinomas metastasize to cervical nodes.

mucoepidermoid carcinoma

[myo̅o̅′kō·ep′idur′moid]
Etymology: L, mucus + Gk, epi, above, derma, skin, eidos, form
a malignant neoplasm of glandular tissues, especially the ducts of the salivary glands. The tumor contains mucinous and epidermoid squamous cells.
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