clear cell adenocarcinoma

Pronunciation: (kleer sel A-deh-noh-KAR-sih-NOH-muh)

A rare type of tumor, usually of the female genital tract, in which the insides of the cells look clear when viewed under a microscope. Also called clear cell carcinoma and mesonephroma.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

2003-09-24 Date last modified: 2008-09-18