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an·gi·o·sar·co·ma

 (ăn′jē-ō-sär-kō′mə)
n.
A malignant tumor arising from vascular tissue.

angiosarcoma

(ˌændʒɪəʊsɑːˈkəʊmə)
n
a rare, malignant tumour which grows rapidly in the blood vessels
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Noun1.angiosarcoma - a rare malignant neoplasm arising from vascular tissue; usually occurs in the breast and skin and is believed to originate from the endothelial cells of blood vessels
malignant neoplasm, malignant tumor, metastatic tumor - a tumor that is malignant and tends to spread to other parts of the body
Translations

an·gi·o·sar·co·ma

n. angiosarcoma, neoplasma maligno que se origina en las células epiteliales de los vasos sanguíneos.

angiosarcoma

n angiosarcoma m
References in periodicals archive ?
Angiosarcoma is also known as malignant hemangioendothelioma, hemangiosarcoma, and lymphangiosarcoma.
Soft-tissue sarcomas are tumors arising from extraskeletal connective tissues and from Schwann cells and include fibrosarcoma, liposarcoma, hemangiopericytoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, lymphangiosarcoma, malignant fibrous histiocytoma, leiomyosarcoma, myxosarcoma, myxofibrosarcoma, mesenchymoma, spindle cell tumors, and malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumors (neurofibrosarcoma, Schwannoma).
Stewart-Treves syndrome consists of lymphangiosarcoma classically described as purplish to brownish blotch and cutaneous nodular lesions progressing to ulceration in a lymphedematous arm within an average of ten years following mastectomy [5].