neurosarcoma


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Related to neurosarcoma: Neurofibrosarcoma

neurosarcoma

a malignant growth composed of neural, connective, and vascular tissues. Also called malignant neuroma.
See also: Cancer
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Noun1.neurosarcoma - a malignant neoplasm of nerve tissue and fibrous tissue and connective tissue
sarcoma - a usually malignant tumor arising from connective tissue (bone or muscle etc.); one of the four major types of cancer
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