Definition of carcinomatous in US English:

carcinomatous

adjective

  • See carcinoma

    • ‘A spinal tap was performed which showed the presence of malignant cells leading to the diagnosis of carcinomatous meningitis.’
    • ‘Composite malignant tumors containing both carcinomatous and sarcomatous components are known as carcinosarcomas.’
    • ‘In this case, the protein and glucose levels may be directly related to the carcinomatous meningitis and can be used to eliminate other conditions that may be causing the pain.’
    • ‘Cases of small composite esophageal carcinoma containing various carcinomatous and sarcomatous components are extremely rare.’
    • ‘To our knowledge, this carcinosarcoma is the seventh reported case of a primary pancreatic neoplasm with mixed carcinomatous and sarcomatous elements.’

Pronunciation

carcinomatous

/-ˈnōmətəs/