Choriocarcinoma etymology


English word choriocarcinoma comes from English carcinoma, English chorio- (Chorion.)

Etymology of choriocarcinoma

Detailed word origin of choriocarcinoma

Dictionary entry Language Definition
carcinoma English (en) (oncology) An invasive malignant tumor derived from epithelial tissue that tends to metastasize to other areas of the body.
chorio- English (en) Chorion.
choriocarcinoma English (en) (oncology) A malignant, trophoblastic cancer, usually of the placenta.