oat cell carcinoma


oat cell carcinoma
Form of carcinoma of the lung in which the cells are small, spindle-shaped and dark-staining. May derive from argyrophilic APUD cells of the mucosa and certainly tends to be associated with endocrine symptoms.

Dictionary of molecular biology. 2004.

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  • carcinoma — Any of various types of malignant neoplasm derived from epithelial cells, chiefly glandular (adenocarcinoma) or squamous (squamous cell c.); the most commonly occurring kind of cancer. [G. karkinoma, fr. karkinos, cancer, + oma, tumor] Like other …   Medical dictionary


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