hepatocarcinoma etymology

English word hepatocarcinoma comes from English carcinoma, English hepato- (Pertaining to the liver.)

Detailed word origin of hepatocarcinoma

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
carcinoma English (eng) (oncology) An invasive malignant tumor derived from epithelial tissue that tends to metastasize to other areas of the body.
hepato- English (eng) Pertaining to the liver.
hepatocarcinoma English (eng) (pathology) cancer of the liver.

Words with the same origin as hepatocarcinoma

Descendants of carcinoma
Descendants of hepato-
hemihepatectomy hepatalgia hepatobiliary hepatoblast hepatocele hepatocholangial hepatocirrhosis hepatocystic hepatoduodenal hepatoenteric hepatofugal hepatogastric hepatogenesis hepatology hepatonephrotoxicity hepatopancreas hepatorrhagia hepatorrhea hepatosis hepatosplenic hepatosteatosis hepatotactic hepatotumorigenesis hepcidin