carcinoma

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From Latin carcinōma (a cancerous ulcer), from Ancient Greek καρκίνωμα (karkínōma), from καρκίνος (karkínos); equivalent to carcino- + -oma. Compare cancer.

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carcinoma (plural carcinomas or carcinomata)

  1. (oncology) An invasive malignant tumor derived from epithelial tissue that tends to metastasize to other areas of the body.

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carcinoma m (plural carcinomes)

  1. (oncology) carcinoma

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carcinoma (plural carcinomas)

  1. carcinoma

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin carcĭnōma (a cancerous ulcer), from Ancient Greek καρκίνωμα (karkínōma).

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carcinoma m (plural carcinomi)

  1. (oncology) carcinoma

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ancient Greek καρκίνωμα (karkínōma).

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carcinōma n (genitive carcinōmatis); third declension

  1. carcinoma

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Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative carcinōma carcinōmata
Genitive carcinōmatis carcinōmatum
Dative carcinōmatī carcinōmatibus
Accusative carcinōma carcinōmata
Ablative carcinōmate carcinōmatibus
Vocative carcinōma carcinōmata

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carcinoma m (plural carcinomas)

  1. (oncology) carcinoma (type of malignant tumour)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin carcinōma, from Ancient Greek καρκίνωμα (karkínōma).

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  • IPA(key): (Spain) /kaɾθiˈnoma/, [kaɾ.θiˈno.ma]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /kaɾsiˈnoma/, [kaɾ.siˈno.ma]
  • Rhymes: -oma
  • Hyphenation: car‧ci‧no‧ma

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carcinoma m (plural carcinomas)

  1. (oncology) carcinoma (type of malignant tumour)

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