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noun, plural sarcomas, sarcomata
[sahr-koh-muh-tuh] /sɑrˈkoʊ mə tə/ (Show IPA). Pathology.
any of various malignant tumors composed of neoplastic cells resembling embryonic connective tissue.
noun (pl) -mata (-mətə), -mas
(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 tissues.
sar·co’ma·toid’ (-mə-toid’) or sar·co’ma·tous (-təs) adj.
Plural sarcomas or sarcomata (sär-kō’mə-tə)
A malignant tumor originating from mesodermal tissue, such as fat, muscle, or bone. Compare carcinoma.


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