sarcoma

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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 ?
The terms of malignant giant cell tumours of soft tissues, giant cell sarcoma, giant cell undifferentiated pleomorphic sarcoma and malignant osteoclastoma are synonyms used for this variant.
At age six, Gail was diagnosed with a giant cell sarcoma, a rapidly fatal bone cancer, on her left ankle.
Osteosarcoma is the most common malignancy, followed by chondrosarcoma, fibrosarcoma, and giant cell sarcoma.

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