Ewing's sarcoma

noun Pathology.
  1. a malignant stem-cell bone tumor, usually occurring in the leg or pelvis of children and young adults, characterized by pain, fever, and swelling.

Origin of Ewing's sarcoma

named after James Ewing (1866–1943), U.S. pathologist, who described it
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British Dictionary definitions for ewing's sarcoma

Ewing's sarcoma

noun
  1. 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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