a malignant stem-cell bone tumor, usually occurring in the leg or pelvis of children and young adults, characterized by pain, fever, and swelling.
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Origin of Ewing's sarcoma
named after James Ewing (1866–1943), U.S. pathologist, who described it
Words nearby Ewing's sarcoma
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British Dictionary definitions for Ewing's sarcoma
/ (ˈjuːIŋz) /
a form of malignant bone tumour most commonly found in children and young peopleAlso called: peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumour
Word Origin for Ewing's sarcoma
C20: named after James Ewing (1866–1943), US pathologist who first described it
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