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cholangiocarcinoma

Pronunciation: ko-lan'je-o-kar'si-no'ma

Definition: An adenocarcinoma, primarily in intrahepatic bile ducts, composed of ducts lined by cuboidal or columnar cells that do not contain bile, with abundant fibrous stroma; cirrhosis is usually absent.

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