"Carcinoma, Embryonal" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus,
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A highly malignant, primitive form of carcinoma, probably of germinal cell or teratomatous derivation, usually arising in a gonad and rarely in other sites. It is rare in the female ovary, but in the male it accounts for 20% of all testicular tumors. (From Dorland, 27th ed & Holland et al., Cancer Medicine, 3d ed, p1595)
- Carcinoma, Embryonal
- Carcinomas, Embryonal
- Embryonal Carcinoma
- Embryonal Carcinomas
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