scirrhous carcinoma
Carcinoma having a hard structure because of excessive production of dense connective tissue.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • scirrhous carcinoma — n a hard slow growing malignant tumor having a preponderance of fibrous tissue * * * carcinoma with a hard structure owing to the formation of dense connective tissue in the stroma. Called also fibrocarcinoma …   Medical dictionary

  • Carcinoma ductal infiltrante — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Para otros usos de este término, véase Carcinoma ductal. Carcinoma ductal infiltrante Clasificación y recursos externos …   Wikipedia Español

  • scirrhous — Hard; relating to a scirrhus. * * * scir·rhous s(k)ir əs adj of, relating to, or being a scirrhous carcinoma <scirrhous infiltration> * * * adj. describing carcinomas that are stony hard to the touch. Such a carcinoma (for example of the… …   Medical dictionary

  • scirrhous — irəs adjective Etymology: New Latin scirrhosus, from scirrhus + Latin osus ose 1. : of, relating to, or constituting a scirrhus scirrhous infiltration 2. : resembling a scirrhus especially in being hard or indurated with or as if with fibrous… …   Useful english dictionary

  • carcinoma — Any of various types of malignant neoplasm derived from epithelial cells, chiefly glandular (adenocarcinoma) or squamous (squamous cell c.); the most commonly occurring kind of cancer. [G. karkinoma, fr. karkinos, cancer, + oma, tumor] Like other …   Medical dictionary

  • Scirrhous cancer or Hard cancer — Cancer Can cer, n. [L. cancer, cancri, crab, ulcer, a sign of the zodiac; akin to Gr. karki nos, Skr. karka[.t]a crab, and prob. Skr. karkara hard, the crab being named from its hard shell. Cf. {Canner}, {Chancre}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • carcinoma — Cancer Can cer, n. [L. cancer, cancri, crab, ulcer, a sign of the zodiac; akin to Gr. karki nos, Skr. karka[.t]a crab, and prob. Skr. karkara hard, the crab being named from its hard shell. Cf. {Canner}, {Chancre}.] 1. (Zo[ o]l.) A genus of… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • scirrhous — adj. describing carcinomas that are stony hard to the touch. Such a carcinoma (for example of the breast) is known as a scirrhus …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • Mammary ductal carcinoma — Ductal Carcinoma Classification and external resources Histopathologic image from ductal cell carcinoma in situ (DCIS) of breast. Hematoxylin eosin stain. ICD 10 C …   Wikipedia

  • scirrhus — Obsolete term for any fibrous indurated area, especially an indurated carcinoma. [G. skirrhos, hard, a hard tumor] * * * scir·rhus s(k)ir əs n, pl scir·rhi s( …   Medical dictionary

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