[sahr-koh-muh-toh-sis] /sɑrˌkoʊ məˈtoʊ sɪs/
the condition in which a sarcoma has become disseminated throughout the body.
a condition marked by the production of an overwhelming number of sarcomas throughout the body.
(pathol) a condition characterized by the development of several sarcomas at various bodily sites
sarcomatosis sar·co·ma·to·sis (sär-kō’mə-tō’sĭs)
Formation of numerous sarcomas in various parts of the body.
noun, plural sarcomas, sarcomata [sahr-koh-muh-tuh] /sɑrˈkoʊ mə tə/ (Show IPA). Pathology. 1. any of various malignant tumors composed of neoplastic cells resembling embryonic connective tissue. noun (pl) -mata (-mətə), -mas 1. (pathol) a usually malignant tumour arising from connective tissue sarcoma sar·co·ma (sär-kō’mə) n. pl. sar·co·mas or sar·co·ma·ta (-mə-tə) A malignant tumor arising from connective […]
noun, Biology. 1. any of the segments of myofibril in striated muscle fibers. noun 1. any of the units that together comprise skeletal muscle sarcomere sar·co·mere (sär’kə-mēr’) n. One of the segments into which a fibril of striated muscle is divided. sarcomere (sär’kə-mîr’) The contractile unit of a skeletal muscle fiber. Sarcomeres are divided into […]
noun a condition of age-related loss of muscle mass and strength Examples Sarcopenia is often found in combination with osteoporosis. Word Origin 1991; sarco- ‘flesh or muscle’ + -penia ‘loss or deficiency’
noun, plural sarcophagi [sahr-kof-uh-jahy] /sɑrˈkɒf əˌdʒaɪ/ (Show IPA), sarcophaguses. 1. a stone coffin, especially one bearing sculpture, inscriptions, etc., often displayed as a monument. 2. Greek Antiquity. a kind of stone thought to consume the flesh of corpses, used for coffins. noun (pl) -gi (-ˌɡaɪ), -guses 1. a stone or marble coffin or tomb, esp […]