noun (plural choriocarcinomas or choriocarcinomata /-ˈnōmətə/)Medicine
A malignant tumor of the uterus that originates in the cells of the chorion of a fetus.
- Splenic metastases associated with melanomas, choriocarcinomas, and breast carcinomas were often detected long after primary tumors were diagnosed.
- Overall, late metastases to the spleen were seen more often in melanomas, choriocarcinomas, and breast carcinomas.
- Lymphoma, choriocarcinoma, ovarian carcinoma and other malignancies for which effective chemotherapy exists and tumors such as carcinoid (which are noted for an indolent course) may be associated with prolonged survival.
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