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Parent Terms Term With Siblings Child Terms
adenoma +   
Adnexal and Skin Appendage Neoplasms +  
astroblastoma +   
Basal Cell Neoplasms +   
blastoma +   
carcinoma +   
A malignant neoplasm made up of epithelial cells tending to infiltrate the surrounding tissues and give rise to metastases. It is a histological type of neoplasm but is often wrongly used as a synonym for 'cancer.' (From Dorland, 27th ed)
epidural spinal canal angiolipoma 
Fibroepithelial Neoplasms +   
germ cell cancer +   
malignant adenoma +   
malignant glioma +   
Malignant Granular Cell Tumor +   
mast cell neoplasm +   
melanoma +   
mesenchymal cell neoplasm +   
Mesothelial Neoplasms +   
mixed cell type cancer +   
Neoplasms, Cystic, Mucinous, and Serous +   
Neoplasms, Ductal, Lobular, and Medullary +   
ovary epithelial cancer +   
sarcoma +   
squamous cell neoplasm +   
Thymic Epithelial Tumor  
 adenocarcinoma +   
 adenomyoma +  
 colon carcinoma +   
 liver carcinoma +   
 lung carcinoma +   
 renal carcinoma +   
 skin carcinoma +   
 vulva carcinoma +   

Synonyms
Exact Synonyms: Anaplastic Carcinomas ;   Carcinomas ;   Carcinomatoses ;   Carcinomatosis ;   Epithelioma ;   Epitheliomas ;   Malignant Epithelial Neoplasm ;   Malignant Epithelial Neoplasms ;   Malignant Epithelial Tumor ;   Malignant Epithelial Tumors ;   Undifferentiated Carcinoma ;   anaplastic carcinoma ;   epithelial cancer ;   malignant epithelioma ;   undifferentiated carcinomas
Primary IDs: MESH:D002277
Alternate IDs: RDO:0000781
Xrefs: NCI:C2916 ;   NCI:C3709
Definition Sources: MESH:D002277, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Carcinoma

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