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rhabdomyosarcoma

[rab-doh-mahy-oh-sahr-koh-muh]
noun, plural rhab·do·my·o·sar·co·mas, rhab·do·my·o·sar·co·ma·ta [rab-doh-mahy-oh-sahr-koh-muh-tuh] /ˌræb doʊˌmaɪ oʊ sɑrˈkoʊ mə tə/. Pathology.
  1. a malignant tumor made up of striated muscle tissue.
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Origin of rhabdomyosarcoma

First recorded in 1895–1900; rhabdo- + myo- + sarcoma
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

rhabdomyosarcoma in Medicine

rhabdomyosarcoma

(răb′dō-mī′ō-sär-kōmə)
n.
  1. A malignant tumor derived from skeletal muscle, characterized in adults by poorly differentiated cells with large hyperchromatic nuclei.rhabdosarcoma
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