Definition of choriocarcinoma in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌkɔːrɪə(ʊ)ˌkɑːsɪˈnəʊmə/
Pronunciation: /ˈkɒrɪə(ʊ)ˌkɑːsɪnəʊmə/

noun (plural choriocarcinomas or choriocarcinomata /ˌkɔːrɪə(ʊ)ˌkɑːsɪˈnəʊmətə/)

A malignant tumour of the uterus which originates in the fetal chorion.
Example sentences
  • 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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Line breaks: chorio|car¦cin|oma

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