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osteosarcoma

[ os-tee-oh-sahr-koh-muh ]

noun

, Pathology.
, plural os·te·o·sar·co·mas, os·te·o·sar·co·ma·ta [os-tee-oh-sahr-, koh, -m, uh, -t, uh].
  1. a malignant tumor of the bone.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of osteosarcoma1

First recorded in 1800–10; osteo- + sarcoma

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Example Sentences

Arceneaux’s story especially is tense and moving as she recounts her battle with osteosarcoma as a child, but it’s also a really wonderful story of resilience and, of course, hope.

Celebs Sing for Teen with Cancer Seventeen-year-old Zach Sobiech passed away Monday from osteosarcoma.

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