mixed tumour, mullerianmedical dictionary

A tumour, basically a carcinoma with a single sarcoma such as leiomyosarcoma or angiosarcoma or multiple sarcomas of uterine origin. The role of oestrogen has been postulated as a possible aetiological factor in this tumour. (holland et al., cancer medicine, 3d ed, p1703)

American spelling: mixed tumor, mullerian

(12 Dec 1998)