Definition of Osteosarcoma

1. Noun. Malignant bone tumor; most common in children and young adults where it tends to affect the femur.

Exact synonyms: Osteogenic Sarcoma
Generic synonyms: Sarcoma



Definition of Osteosarcoma

1. n. A tumor having the structure of a sacroma in which there is a deposit of bone; sarcoma connected with bone.

Definition of Osteosarcoma

1. Noun. A type of cancer of the bone ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Osteosarcoma

1. [n -MATA or -MAS]

Medical Definition of Osteosarcoma

1. Malignant tumour of bone (probably neoplasia of osteocytes). This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Osteosarcoma

osteopontins
osteoporoses
osteoporosis
osteoporotic
osteoporotic marrow defect
osteoprogenitor
osteoprogenitor cell
osteoprogenitors
osteoprotegerin
osteoprotegerins
osteopterygious
osteoradiologist
osteoradiology
osteoradionecrosis
osteorrhaphy
osteosarcoma (current term)
osteosarcomas
osteosarcomata
osteoscleroses
osteosclerosis
osteosclerosis congenita
osteoses
osteosis
osteosis cutis
osteosis eburnisans monomelica
osteosises

Literary usage of Osteosarcoma

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1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1907)
"Labor Obstructed by osteosarcoma of the Pelvis.—RAY (Brit. Med. ... On examination, the tumor was found to be an osteosarcoma of the sacrum and coccyx. ..."

2. Röntgen Ray Diagnosis and Therapy by Carl Beck (1904)
"224 illustrates the cystic osteosarcoma of the femur in a man of forty-eight years. The first signs of the swelling were observed three months before the ..."

3. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1840)
"osteosarcoma of the Jaw.—Mr. Cusack said he had an apology to make for bringing forward a specimen, which did not belong to that department of pathological ..."

4. The Surgical Clinics of North America by Robert E. Hermann, Avram M. Cooperman (1921)
"LUKE'S HOSPITAL osteosarcoma OF THE CLAVICLE AND RETRO- PERITONEAL SARCOMA I AM presenting 2 patients on whom I have recently operated for sarcoma, ..."

5. The Law of Workmen's Compensation, Rules of Procedure, Tables, Forms by William Richard Schneider (1922)
"osteosarcoma from Fall.—Where an employee claimed to have slipped on a stairway and osteosarcoma to the bone of the 62. Matthiessen-Hegeler Zinc Co. v. ..."

6. General surgical pathology and therapeutics, in fifty lectures by Theodor Billroth (1879)
"... e, Alveolar Sarcoma ; /, Pigmented Sarcoma. —Clinical Appearance.—Diagnosis. —Course.—Prognosis.—Mode of Infection.— Topography.—Central osteosarcoma. ..."

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