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(ˌræb doʊˌmaɪ oʊ sɑrˈkoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a malignant tumor made up of striated muscle tissue.


A rare cancer of the skeletal muscle.
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Noun1.rhabdomyosarcoma - a highly malignant neoplasm derived from striated muscle
embryonal rhabdomyosarcoma, embryonal rhabdosarcoma - form of rhabdomyosarcoma occurring mainly in infants and children
alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma, alveolar rhabdosarcoma - form of rhabdomyosarcoma occurring mainly in adolescents and young adults
pleomorphic rhabdomyosarcoma, pleomorphic rhabdosarcoma - form of rhabdomyosarcoma that affects limb muscles of older adults
sarcoma - a usually malignant tumor arising from connective tissue (bone or muscle etc.); one of the four major types of cancer


, rhabdosarcoma
n. rabdomiosarcoma, tumor maligno de fibras musculares estriadas que afecta gen. los músculos esqueléticos.


n rabdomiosarcoma m rheumatic adj reumático
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