Definition of Carcinomatosis

1. Noun. (medicine) The widespread presence of carcinomas that have metastasized throughout the body ¹



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Definition of Carcinomatosis

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Medical Definition of Carcinomatosis

1. A condition resulting from widespread dissemination of carcinoma in multiple sites in various organs or tissues of the body; sometimes also used in relation to involvement of a relatively large region of the body. Synonym: carcinosis. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Carcinomatosis

carcinological
carcinologist
carcinologists
carcinology
carcinolysis
carcinolytic
carcinoma
carcinoma ex pleomorphic adenoma
carcinoma in situ
carcinoma myxomatodes
carcinoma simplex
carcinomal
carcinomas
carcinomata
carcinomatoses
carcinomatosis (current term)
carcinomatous
carcinomatous encephalomyelopathy
carcinomatous implants
carcinomatous myelopathy
carcinomatous myopathy
carcinomatous neuromyopathy
carcinomatous pericarditis
carcinophobia
carcinosarcoma
carcinosarcomas
carcinosarcomata
carcinoses
carcinosis
carcinostatic

Literary usage of Carcinomatosis

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1. Nervous and Mental Disease Monograph Series (1908)
"carcinomatosis OF THE MENINGES. DJ McCarthy and MK Meyers report a case of carcinomatosis of the meninges, with a consideration of the diagnosis of multiple ..."

2. Poultry Diseases and Their Treatment by Maine Agricultural Experiment Station, Maynie Rose Curtis, Frank Macy Surface (1911)
"Sarcomatosis and carcinomatosis. In some cases the liver is affected with tumors or cancers. These are usually found in connection with similar developments ..."

3. General Pathology; from the 11th Rev. German Ed. by Ernst Ziegler, Douglas Symmers (1918)
"Carcinomatous métastases in the upper layer of the uterine mucosa, in universal carcinomatosis following carcinoma of the mamma. ..."

4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by Philadelphia Neurological Society, American Neurological Association, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association (1906)
"Metastasis into the spinal cord occurs occasionally in conjunction with vertebral carcinomatosis, as in the first case with necropsy recorded by Ballet and ..."

5. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1914)
"Diffuse carcinomatosis of the Pia Arachnoid. SIEGFRIED MAASS. XII. ... Diffuse carcinomatosis.—Maas finds in the literature eighteen cases of diffuse ..."

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