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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.
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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
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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.
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sar·co·ma

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

sarcoma

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

[sɑːrˈkəʊmə] nsarcome m
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sarcoma

n pl <-s or -ta> (Med) → Sarkom nt
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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.
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sarcoma

n sarcoma m; Ewing — sarcoma de Ewing; Kaposi — sarcoma de Kaposi
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References in periodicals archive ?
Sarcoma botryoides can arise from the mucosal surfaces of the cervix, bladder, or vagina [15].
(4) Alternative diagnoses include vulvar abscess, Bartholin's cyst, Gartner's duct cyst, vaginal prolapse, pelvic floor hernia, vaginal mass or polyp, obturator or levator hernia, liposarcoma, fibrosarcoma, and sarcoma botryoides. (5,6)