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carcinoma
This entry is located in the following units: carcino-, carcin- (page 1) -oma, -ome, -omatoid (page 1)
Word Entries containing the term: “carcinoma
actinic carcinoma (s); actinic carcinomas, actinic carcinomata (pl) (nouns)
A basal cell or squamous cell cacinoma of the face and other exposed surfaces of the body, seen in people who spend prolonged periods of time in direct sunlight.
This entry is located in the following units: actino-, actin-, actini-, -actinal, actis- + (page 1) -ic (page 5)
basosquamous carcinoma
A carcinoma of the skin which in structure and behavior is considered transitional between basal cell and squamous cell carcinoma.
This entry is located in the following units: bas-, baso-, basi-, ba-, bat- (page 2) squam- + (page 1)
metaplastic carcinoma
A general term used to describe cancer that begins in cells that have changed into another cell type; for example, a squamous cell of the esophagus changing to resemble a cell of the stomach.

In some cases, metaplastic changes alone may mean there is an increased chance of cancer developing at the bodily location.