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fibrosarcoma

[ fahy-broh-sahr-koh-muh ]
/ ˌfaɪ broʊ sɑrˈkoʊ mə /
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noun, plural fi·bro·sar·co·mas, fi·bro·sar·co·ma·ta [fahy-broh-sahr-koh-muh-tuh]. /ˌfaɪ broʊ sɑrˈkoʊ mə tə/. Pathology.

a sarcoma derived from fibroblast cells, often able to generate collagen.

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Origin of fibrosarcoma

First recorded in 1875–80; fibro- + sarcoma
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Medical definitions for fibrosarcoma

fibrosarcoma
[ fī′brō-sär-kōmə ]

n.

A malignant tumor derived from fibrous connective tissue and characterized by immature proliferating fibroblasts or undifferentiated anaplastic spindle cells.
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