- 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 sarcomatous
Any discomfort which they had caused had been attributed to the sarcomatous growth.Handbook of Medical Entomology
William Albert Riley
I know nothing of the effects of comfrey root, but I do not believe that it can remove a sarcomatous tumor.
Much has been written regarding the sarcomatous degeneration of fibroids.
Some of the cases of bone cysts undoubtedly represent the entire destruction of sarcomatous processes.
Cysts of bone not due to the presence of sarcomatous tissue, should be opened and drained in some cases.
- 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 sarcomatous
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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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