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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms


chorioadenoma destruens  listen  (KOR-ee-oh-A-deh-NOH-muh des-TROO-ens)

  A type of cancer that grows into the muscular wall of the uterus. It is formed after conception (fertilization of an egg by a sperm). It may spread to other parts of the body, such as the vagina, vulva, and lung. Also called invasive hydatidiform mole.