Definition of carcinomatosis in English:

carcinomatosis

Line breaks: car¦cin¦oma|tosis
Pronunciation: /ˌkɑːsɪnəʊməˈtəʊsɪs
 
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noun

[mass noun]
The widespread dissemination of carcinoma in the body.
More example sentences
  • In ascites due to tuberculous peritonitis and peritoneal carcinomatosis, lymphocytes predominate.
  • The remaining 5 percent of patients have chronic cough caused by bronchiogenic carcinoma, carcinomatosis, sarcoidosis, left ventricular failure or aspiration.
  • In women with peritoneal carcinomatosis or malignant ascites, treatment for ovarian cancer is instituted if the CA 125 level is elevated.

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