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a combining form meaning “flesh,” used in the formation of compound words:
combining form
indicating flesh: sarcoma

sarco- or sarc-

Flesh: sarcocele.

Striated muscle: sarcolemma.


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    [sahr-koh-ad-n-oh-muh] /ˌsɑr koʊˌæd nˈoʊ mə/ noun, plural sarcoadenomas, sarcoadenomata [sahr-koh-ad-n-oh-muh-tuh] /ˌsɑr koʊˌæd nˈoʊ mə tə/ (Show IPA). Pathology. 1. adenosarcoma.

  • Sarcoblast

    sarcoblast sar·co·blast (sär’kə-blāst’) n. See myoblast.

  • Sarcocarcinoma

    [sahr-koh-kahr-suh-noh-muh] /ˌsɑr koʊˌkɑr səˈnoʊ mə/ noun, plural sarcocarcinomas, sarcocarcinomata [sahr-koh-kahr-suh-noh-muh-tuh] /ˌsɑr koʊˌkɑr səˈnoʊ mə tə/ (Show IPA). Pathology. 1. carcinosarcoma. sarcocarcinoma sar·co·car·ci·no·ma (sär’kō-kär’sə-nō’mə) n. See carcinosarcoma.

  • Sarcocarp

    noun, Botany. 1. the fleshy mesocarp of certain fruits, as the peach. 2. any fruit of fleshy consistency. noun (botany) 1. the fleshy mesocarp of such fruits as the peach or plum 2. any fleshy fruit

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