noun, plural sar·co·mas, sar·co·ma·ta [sahr-koh-muh-tuh] /sɑrˈkoʊ mə tə/. Pathology.
- sarcolactic acid,
Origin of sarcoma
Examples from the Web for sarcomatous
Much has been written regarding the sarcomatous degeneration of fibroids.
I know nothing of the effects of comfrey root, but I do not believe that it can remove a sarcomatous tumor.
Any discomfort which they had caused had been attributed to the sarcomatous growth.Handbook of Medical Entomology|William Albert Riley
Malignant growths are of two types, carcinomatous and sarcomatous, dependent upon the tissue from which they emanate.
Cysts of bone not due to the presence of sarcomatous tissue, should be opened and drained in some cases.
noun plural -mata (-mətə) or -mas
Word Origin for sarcoma
1650s, "fleshy excrescence," Medical Latin, from Greek sarkoma "fleshy substance" (Galen), from sarkoun "to produce flesh, grow fleshy," from sarx (genitive sarkos) "flesh" (see sarcasm) + -oma. Meaning "harmful tumor of the connective tissue" first recorded 1804.