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carcinomatosis

Pronunciation: kar′si-nō-mă-tō′sis

Definition: A condition resulting from widespread dissemination of carcinoma in multiple sites in various organs or tissues of the body; sometimes also used in relation to involvement of a relatively large region of the body.

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