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- n. A benign or malignant tumor derived from epithelium.
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- n. Any tumor that originates in the epithelium
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- n. A malignant growth containing epithelial cells; -- called also epithelial cancer.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In pathology, carcinoma of the skin or mucous membrane.
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- n. a malignant tumor of the epithelial tissue
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He was to have a basal cell epithelioma, a form of skin cancer, removed.
At first glance I took him to be from the South; but as he was pulling at the bell-knob, he having not yet seen me, I noticed on the rim of one ear a well-marked epithelioma, a form of cancer which occurs only after frostbite.
Squamous-celled epithelioma is the most frequent type of neoplasm.
Clinic, a primary epithelioma of the trachea was retarded for 2 years by the use of radium applied by Dr. William S. Newcomet, radium-therapist, and Miss Katherine E. S.haeffer, technician.
He describes epithelioma very clearly, enumerates its most frequent locations in their order, lays down its bad prognosis, and hence the necessity for early operation with entire removal of the new growth whenever possible.
The man, if he remembered rightly, had an epithelioma somewhere in his leg, and was quite unfit for service.
Nevertheless, in my enthusiasm, I have diagnosed in this case that a very considerable extent of the cardiac wall was affected by epithelioma.
Johnson 6.32 mentions a case of a horn from the scrotum, which was of sebaceous origin and was subsequently supplanted by an epithelioma.
Harlan 15.22 reports a most extraordinary epithelioma of
Harlan reports a most extraordinary epithelioma of the orbit in a boy of about five years.