carcinosarcoma

Definition / meaning of carcinosarcoma

A malignant tumor that is a mixture of carcinoma (cancer of epithelial tissue, which is skin and tissue that lines or covers the internal organs) and sarcoma (cancer of connective tissue, such as bone, cartilage, and fat).

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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