from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A pathological condition characterized by the presence of carcinomas that have metastasized to many parts of the body.
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- n. The widespread presence of carcinomas that have metastasized throughout the body
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Generalized cancer disseminated throughout the body. Also called carcinosis.
Greek karkinōma, karkinōmat-, cancerous ulcer; see carcinoma + -osis.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)