mesometanephric carcinoma

mesometanephric carcinoma

An obsolete term for:
(1) Clear cell (mesonephroid) carcinoma thought to be of müllerian duct origin.
(2) Endodermal sinus tumour, see there; yolk sac tumour; formerly, wolffian duct carcinoma.
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mes·o·ne·phro·ma

(mez'ō-nĕ-frō'mă)
A rare malignant neoplasm of the ovary and corpus uteri, thought to originate in mesonephric structures that become misplaced in ovarian tissue during embryonic development.
Synonym(s): clear cell carcinoma, mesometanephric carcinoma.
[mesonephros + -oma, tumor]
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