Definition of Liposarcoma

1. Noun. Sarcoma of fat cells.

Generic synonyms: Sarcoma



Definition of Liposarcoma

1. Noun. (medicine) Any malignant tumour that originates in adipose tissue ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Medical Definition of Liposarcoma

1. A malignant tumour derived from primitive or embryonal lipoblastic cells. It may be composed of well-differentiated fat cells or may be dedifferentiated: myxoid (liposarcoma, myxoid), round-celled, or pleomorphic, usually in association with a rich network of capillaries. Recurrences are common and dedifferentiated liposarcomas metastasize to the lungs or serosal surfaces. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Liposarcoma

lipopolymer
lipopolysaccharide
lipopolysaccharides
lipoprotein
lipoprotein(a)
lipoprotein(a) hyperlipoproteinaemia
lipoprotein-associated coagulation inhibitor
lipoprotein-x
lipoprotein Lp(a)
lipoprotein electrophoresis
lipoprotein lipase
lipoprotein polymorphism
lipoproteinemia
lipoproteins
lipos
liposarcoma (current term)
liposarcomas
liposculpture
liposis
lipositol
liposoluble
liposomal
liposomal delivery vector
liposome
liposomes
liposuck
liposucked
liposucking
liposucks
liposuction

Literary usage of Liposarcoma

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1. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"THREE CASES OF liposarcoma IN DOGS »y ANNE G. JABARA Pathology Department, ... Isolated cases of canine liposarcoma have been recorded by Corsy and Thomas ..."

2. The Journal of Medical Research by American Association of Pathologists and Bacteriologists (1908)
"THE Journal of Medical Research. (NEW SERIES, VOLUME XIV.) VOL. XIX., No. 2. OCTOBER, 1908. Whole No. 108. RECURRENT liposarcoma OK THE KIDNEY. ..."

3. Neoplastic Diseases: A Treatise on Tumors by James Ewing (1922)
"I have seen one mediastinal liposarcoma with tumor fragments in sputum and metastasis in deltoid muscle. Cardiac.—In the heart lipomas have been described ..."

4. Diseases and Surgery of the Genito-urinary System by Francis Sedgwick Watson, John Henry Cunningham (1908)
"liposarcoma is that form which, besides the usual elements of sarcoma, contains collections of fat tissue. In rare instances, sarcoma of the kidney assumes ..."

5. Atlas and epitome of general pathologic histology by Hermann Dürck, Ludvig Hektoen (1904)
"liposarcoma from the Peritoneum ( .- 80.): 1, Fatty tissue with multiplication of cells; 2, greatly proliferated cells containing fat; 3, connective-tissue ..."

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