Definition of choriocarcinoma in English:


Line breaks: chorio|car¦cin|oma
Pronunciation: /ˌkɔːrɪə(ʊ)ˌkɑːsɪˈnəʊmə
, ˈkɒrɪəʊ-/

noun (plural choriocarcinomas or choriocarcinomata /-mətə/)

A malignant tumour of the uterus which originates in the fetal chorion.
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