epithelioma

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(ĕp″ĭ-thē-lē-ō′mă )


[″ + thele, nipple, + oma, tumor]
A malignant tumor consisting principally of epithelial cells; a carcinoma. A tumor originating in the epidermis of the skin or in a mucous membrane.
epitheliomatous (-mă-tŭs ), adj.

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