TITLE

Krukenberg's tumor

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1183
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the medical term "Krukenberg's tumor" is presented. It refers to a malignant tumor of the ovary, usually bilateral and frequently secondary to malignancy of the gastrointestinal tract. The definition is from the "Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary," published by F.A. Davis Co.
ACCESSION #
21233539

 

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