rhabdomyosarcoma

[ rab-doh-mahy-oh-sahr-koh-muh ]
/ ˌræb doʊˌmaɪ oʊ sɑrˈkoʊ mə /

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.

a malignant tumor made up of striated muscle tissue.

Origin of rhabdomyosarcoma

First recorded in 1895–1900; rhabdo- + myo- + sarcoma
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Medicine definitions for rhabdomyosarcoma

rhabdomyosarcoma

[ răb′dō-mī′ō-sär-kōmə ]

n.

A malignant tumor derived from skeletal muscle, characterized in adults by poorly differentiated cells with large hyperchromatic nuclei.rhabdosarcoma

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