choriocarcinoma etymology

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

Detailed word origin of choriocarcinoma

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

Words with the same origin as choriocarcinoma

Descendants of carcinoma
Descendants of chorio-
chorioadenoma chorioamnion chorioangioma choriogenin choriomeningitis chorioretinal chorioretinitis chorioretinopathy choriovitelline