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the condition of widespread dissemination of cancer throughout the body.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
A condition resulting from widespread dissemination of carcinoma in multiple sites in various organs or tissues of the body; sometimes also used in relation to involvement of a relatively large region of the body.
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A pathological condition characterized by the presence of carcinomas that have metastasized to many parts of the body.
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carcinomatosisCarcinosis Oncology An end-stage condition characterized by disseminated, fulminant extension of metastatic CA. See Metastatic carcinoma.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
Widespread dissemination of carcinoma in various organs or tissues of the body.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
carcinomatosisThe state of widespread distribution of CANCER throughout the body occurring at a late stage in many cancers.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
A condition resulting from widespread dissemination of carcinomas in multiple sites in various organs or tissues of the body.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012