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(Pathology) a form of malignant bone tumour most commonly found in children and young people. Also called: peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumour
[C20: named after James Ewing (1866–1943), US pathologist who first described it]
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Ew′ing's sarco′ma(ˈyu ɪŋz)
a malignant stem-cell bone tumor, usually occurring in the leg or pelvis of children and young adults, characterized by pain, fever, and swelling.
[after James Ewing (1866–1943), U.S. pathologist, who described it]
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|Noun||1.||Ewing's sarcoma - malignant tumor in bone marrow (usually in the pelvis or in long bones)|
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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