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sar·co·ma

 (sär-kō′mə)
n. pl. sar·co·mas also sar·co·ma·ta (-mə-tə)
A malignant tumor arising from bone or from soft tissues such as muscle, cartilage, fat, or blood or lymph vessels.

[New Latin, from Greek sarkōma, sarkōmat-, fleshy excrescence, from sarkoun, to produce flesh, from sarx, sark-, flesh.]

sar·co′ma·toid′ (-mə-toid′), sar·co′ma·tous (-təs) adj.

sarcoma

(sɑːˈkəʊmə)
n, pl -mata (-mətə) or -mas
(Pathology) pathol a usually malignant tumour arising from connective tissue
[C17: via New Latin from Greek sarkōma fleshy growth; see sarco-, -oma]
sarˈcomaˌtoid, sarˈcomatous adj

sar•co•ma

(sɑrˈkoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
any of various malignant tumors composed of neoplastic cells resembling embryonic connective tissue.
[1650–60; < New Latin < Greek sárkōma fleshy growth]
sar•co′ma•tous (-ˈkoʊ mə təs, -ˈkɒm ə-) adj.

sar·co·ma

(sär-kō′mə)
A usually malignant tumor arising in connective tissue.

sarcoma

a rare malignant tumor of the soft tissues that commonly develops in the lower extremities.
See also: Cancer
any of various malignant tumors formed in connective tissue. See also cancer. — sarcomatous, sarcomatoid, adj.
See also: Disease and Illness
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.sarcoma - a usually malignant tumor arising from connective tissue (bone or muscle etc.)sarcoma - a usually malignant tumor arising from connective tissue (bone or muscle etc.); one of the four major types of cancer
cancer, malignant neoplastic disease - any malignant growth or tumor caused by abnormal and uncontrolled cell division; it may spread to other parts of the body through the lymphatic system or the blood stream
chondrosarcoma - a malignant neoplasm of cartilage cells
endothelial myeloma, Ewing's sarcoma, Ewing's tumor, Ewing's tumour - malignant tumor in bone marrow (usually in the pelvis or in long bones)
Kaposi's sarcoma - a sarcoma that starts with purplish spots on the feet and legs and spreads from the skin to lymph nodes and internal organs; a common manifestation of AIDS; "until 1980 Kaposi's sarcoma occurred almost exclusively with Jewish or Italian or black men"
leiomyosarcoma - sarcoma of smooth muscle; occurs most often digestive tract or uterus or bladder or prostate
liposarcoma - sarcoma of fat cells
myosarcoma - sarcoma of muscle tissue
malignant neuroma, neurosarcoma - a malignant neoplasm of nerve tissue and fibrous tissue and connective tissue
osteogenic sarcoma, osteosarcoma - malignant bone tumor; most common in children and young adults where it tends to affect the femur
rhabdomyosarcoma, rhabdosarcoma - a highly malignant neoplasm derived from striated muscle
adenomyosarcoma, embryoma of the kidney, nephroblastoma, Wilms' tumor, Wilms tumour - malignant renal tumor of young children characterized by hypertension and blood in the urine and the presence of a palpable mass
Translations
sarkom

sarcoma

[sɑːˈkəʊmə] N (sarcomas or sarcomata (pl)) [sɑːˈkəʊmətə]sarcoma m

sarcoma

[sɑːrˈkəʊmə] nsarcome m

sarcoma

n pl <-s or -ta> (Med) → Sarkom nt

sar·co·ma

n. sarcoma, neoplasma maligno formado por tejido conectivo;
chondroblastic ______ condroblástico;
fibropastic ______ fibroblástico;
gastric ______ gástrico;
lymphatic ______ linfático;
medullary ______ medular;
myelogenic ______ mielógeno;
osteogenic ______ óseo;
prostatic ______ prostático;
pulmonary ______ pulmonar;
renal ______ renal;
soft tissue ______ de tejido blando.

sarcoma

n sarcoma m; Ewing — sarcoma de Ewing; Kaposi — sarcoma de Kaposi
References in periodicals archive ?
Alveolar soft part sarcoma (ASPS) most commonly occurs in the deep soft tissue of the thigh or buttock in adults and the head and neck region in children.
Trevor and Julie Robson's charity Jessica's Sarcoma Awareness - set-up in memory of their daughter Jessica who died from alveolar soft part sarcoma - gave Carl an iPad.
Jessica Robson, from Cramlington in Northumberland, was diagnosed with alveolar soft part sarcoma in 2010.
Alveolar soft part sarcoma (ASPS) is a rare soft tissue neoplasm, accounting for 0.
The least common were Clear Cell Sarcoma, Leiomyosarcoma, Synovial Sarcoma, Malignant Hemangiopericytoma, Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma and Extraskeletal Osteosarcoma (One case each)
1 The malignant tumors in children include round cell sarcomas (Primitive Neu- roectodermal Tumors and Rhabdomyosarcomas), Hodgkin / Non-Hodgkin Lymphomas, Alveolar soft part sarcoma and fibrosarcomas.
An experimental drug, cediranib, may benefit patients with a rare, slow-growing cancer called alveolar soft part sarcoma (ASPS), according to results from a clinical trial.
Alveolar soft part sarcoma was first described in 1952 by Christopherson, Foote, and Stewart as a soft tissue sarcoma with unique clinical and pathological features.
Jessica Robson, from Cramlington, was diagnosed with alveolar soft part sarcoma in 2010.
Alveolar soft part sarcoma is usually a poorly circumscribed mass with a soft and rubbery consistency that has a tan-pale to yellow cut surface, which may be accompanied by areas of hemorrhage or necrosis, especially in large tumors.