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Pronunciation: pap'i-lo-kar'si-no'ma

Definition: A carcinoma that is characterized by papillary, fingerlike projections of neoplastic cells in association with cores of fibrous stroma as a supporting structure.

[papilla + G. karkinoma, cancer]

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