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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.

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

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.

sar·co·ma

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

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
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
Translations
sarkom

sarcoma

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

sarcoma

[sɑːrˈkəʊmə] nsarcome m

sarcoma

n pl <-s or -ta> (Med) → Sarkom nt

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.

sarcoma

n sarcoma m; Ewing — sarcoma de Ewing; Kaposi — sarcoma de Kaposi
References in periodicals archive ?
Jake Addison, a 20-year-old 2017 DHS graduate, was diagnosed in November with Alveolar soft part sarcoma, a rare cancer that starts from birth.
Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma (ASPS) is a rare, slow-growing tumour of an unknown origin, which arises primarily in children and young adults.
Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma (ASPS) is a very rare, slow-growing tumour of an unknown origin, which arises primarily in children and young adults.
The morphology and immunophenotype provided no support for a reactive process, melanoma, lymphoma, carcinoma, epithelioid sarcoma, epithelioid malignant peripheral nerve sheath tumor, rhabdoid tumor, or alveolar soft part sarcoma. The morphologic features were those of an epithelioid myxofibrosarcoma (MFS) of high grade.
Alveolar soft part sarcoma (ASPS) most commonly occurs in the deep soft tissue of the thigh or buttock in adults and the head and neck region in children.
Alveolar soft part sarcoma (ASPS) is a rare soft tissue neoplasm that accounts for less than 1% of all soft tissue sarcomas [1] and affects individuals between 15 and 35 years of age primarily, with a slight female preponderance [2].
Alveolar soft part sarcoma (ASPS) is a rare malignant tumor that generally occurs in adolescents and young adults [1].
Alveolar soft part sarcoma (ASPS) is a rare soft tissue neoplasm, accounting for 0.5 to 1% of all soft tissue sarcomas.
The least common were Clear Cell Sarcoma, Leiomyosarcoma, Synovial Sarcoma, Malignant Hemangiopericytoma, Alveolar Soft Part Sarcoma and Extraskeletal Osteosarcoma (One case each)
** Other STS include angiosarcoma of soft tissue, alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma, alveolar soft part sarcoma, fibrosarcoma, Kaposi sarcoma, PNET, pleomorphic rhabdomyosarcoma, clear-cell sarcoma of soft tissue, malignant fibrous histiocytoma, myxofibrosarcoma, malignant phyllodes cystosarcoma, embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma, extraskeletal Ewing tumor, extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma, osteosarcoma, malignant ossifying fibromyxoid tumor, malignant peripheral nerve sheet tumor, hemangiopericytoma, and sarcoma NOS.
FNAC of alveolar soft part sarcoma yielded blood admixed aspirate.