Keywords: carcinoma

Sign Definition

As a Noun

1. A CARCINOMA is a type of cancer that comes from "epithelial" cells in the body (i.e. main body tissue; not muscles, not nerves). It can spread.
2. There appears to be no commonly used Auslan sign for CARCINOMA (but the sign CANCER is used in this sense too as the two English words are very similar in meaning).
3. If you know a specific sign for CARCINOMA used by you or other Auslan users (deaf people or interpreters) please go to "missing sign feedback" and supply details. Thank you.