- any of various malignant tumors composed of neoplastic cells resembling embryonic connective tissue.
Origin of sarcoma
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Examples from the Web for sarcoma
Dr. Kent Sepkowitz on the most likely suspect, sarcoma, a possible prognosis—and whether Chávez could be saved in the U.S.
The likelihood of sarcoma is further signaled by the winking comments from doctors in neighboring countries.
He was diagnosed with sarcoma, a rare form of cancer, in August and had to come to terms with dying in a manner of months.Larry Sultan's California Dreams
December 17, 2009
And such rebellions are our most terrible disease-processes, cancer and sarcoma.Preventable Diseases
The malignant neuroma is a sarcoma growing from the sheath of a nerve.Manual of Surgery
Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles
Melanotic sarcoma may occur as metastatic from an original melano-sarcomatous tumor of the skin or eyeball.
Sarcoma is about the most frequent and dangerous tumor that is found in cattle.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle
U.S. Department of Agriculture
Gliomatous tumor is a variety of sarcoma very rarely found in the structure of the cerebellum.Special Report on Diseases of the Horse
United States Department of Agriculture
- pathol a usually malignant tumour arising from connective tissue
C17: via New Latin from Greek sarkōma fleshy growth; see sarco-, -oma
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Word Origin and History for sarcoma
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- A malignant tumor arising from connective tissues.
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- A malignant tumor originating from mesodermal tissue, such as fat, muscle, or bone. Compare carcinoma.
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