osteosarcoma


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os·te·o·sar·co·ma

 (ŏs′tē-ō-sär-kō′mə)
n. pl. os·te·o·sar·co·ma·ta (-mə-tə) or os·te·o·sar·co·mas
A malignant bone tumor. Also called osteogenic sarcoma.

osteosarcoma

(ˌɒstɪəʊˌsɑːˈkəʊmə)
n, pl -mata (-mətə) or -mas
(Medicine) a common type of bone cancer

os•te•o•sar•co•ma

(ˌɒs ti oʊ sɑrˈkoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a malignant tumor of the bone.
[1800–10]

osteosarcoma

a malignant bone tumor. Also called osteogenic sarcoma.
See also: Cancer

osteosarcoma

Also called osteogenic sarcoma. A form of bone cancer arising in the long bone of a limb. Osteoblasts (bone cells) multiply and form tumors.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.osteosarcoma - malignant bone tumor; most common in children and young adults where it tends to affect the femur
sarcoma - a usually malignant tumor arising from connective tissue (bone or muscle etc.); one of the four major types of cancer
Translations

os·te·o·sar·co·ma

n. osteosarcoma, sarcoma óseo o que contiene tejido óseo.

osteosarcoma

n osteosarcoma m
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