From Big Medical Encyclopedia

GEPATOMA (Greek hepar, hepat[os] a liver + - oma; synonym: pechenochnokletochny cancer, hepatocellular carcinoma) — outdate (for the nomenclature of tumors of the person) the term applied to designation of primary new growths from cells of a liver.

The high-quality form G. is called adenoma of a liver. In a crust, time it is used only for designation of tumors of a liver at laboratory animals. Primary cancer of a liver at the person — see. Liver, tumors .