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a malignant tumor composed of carcinomatous and sarcomatous tissues.
embryonal carcinosarcoma Wilms' tumor.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
embryonal carcinosarcoma(1) Wilms’ tumour, see there.
(2) A primitive neoplasm with malignant epithelial and mesenchymal components.
Embryonal carcinosarcoma is not a recognised pathological entity; it is not used in the working medical parlance.
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A malignant germ-cell tumor derived from embryonic cells.
See also: carcinosarcoma
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