Epithelioma
Epithelioma Ep`i*the`li*o"ma, n. [NL. See {Epithelium}, and {-oma}.] (Med.) A malignant growth containing epithelial cells; -- called also {epithelial cancer}. [1913 Webster]

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  • ÉPITHÉLIOMA — ou CARCINOME En anatomie pathologique, on désigne sous le nom d’épithélioma une tumeur maligne développée à partir des tissus épithéliaux, autrement dit un carcinome. Il existe deux grands groupes de carcinomes: Les carcinomes épidermoïdes dont… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • epithelioma — [ep΄i thē΄lē ō′mə] n. pl. epitheliomata [ep΄ə thē΄lē ō′mə tə] or epitheliomas [ModL < EPITHELIUM + OMA] any tumor composed mostly of epithelial cells: a former term for a malignant tumor of the skin …   English World dictionary

  • epithelioma — noun (plural mas; also ma•ta) Date: 1872 a tumor derived from epithelial tissue • epitheliomatous adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • epithelioma — epitheliomatous /ep euh thee lee om euh teuhs, oh meuh /, adj. /ep euh thee lee oh meuh/, n., pl. epitheliomas, epitheliomata / meuh teuh/. Pathol. a growth or tumor consisting chiefly of epithelial cells. [1870 75; EPITHELI(UM) + OMA] * * * ▪… …   Universalium

  • epithelioma — noun Any tumor that originates in the epithelium …   Wiktionary

  • epithelioma — 1. An epithelial neoplasm or hamartoma of the skin, especially of skin appendage origin. 2. Obsolete term for a carcinoma of the skin derived from squamous, basal, or …   Medical dictionary

  • épithélioma — (é pi té li o ma) s. m. Terme de chirurgie. Synonyme de tumeur épithéliale …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • epithelioma — n. cancer, malignant growth or tumor composed mainly of epithelial cells …   English contemporary dictionary

  • epithelioma — ep·i·the·li·o·ma …   English syllables

  • epithelioma — n. a tumour of epithelium, the covering of internal and external surfaces of the body: a former name for carcinoma …   The new mediacal dictionary

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