Definition of Rhabdosarcoma

1. Noun. A highly malignant neoplasm derived from striated muscle.




Medical Definition of Rhabdosarcoma

1. A very dangerous cancer which develops from striated muscle tissue. Thereare three major forms: 1. Alveolar rhabdosarcoma: this cancer, which most often afflicts adolescents, typically develops in the extremities, body or eye cavities. 2. Embryonal rhabdosarcoma: this cancer, which strikes infants and young children, develops in the head, neck, extremities or lower genitourinary tract. 3. Pleiomorphic rhabdosarcoma: this cancer strikes adults and typically develops in the extremities. (09 Oct 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhabdosarcoma

rhabdomes
rhabdoms
rhabdomylolysis
rhabdomyoblast
rhabdomyolyses
rhabdomyolysis
rhabdomyolytic
rhabdomyosarcoma
rhabdomyosarcomas
rhabdophobia
rhabdopholist
rhabdopholists
rhabdophora
rhabdopleura
rhabdosarcoma (current term)
rhabdosphere
rhabdospheres
rhabdosphincter
rhabdoviridae infections
rhabdovirus
rhabdoviruses
rhabdus
rhabduses
rhachi-
rhachialgia
rhachides
rhachidian
rhachiglossa
rhachilla

Literary usage of Rhabdosarcoma

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1. A Manual of Pathology by Guthrie McConnell (1920)
"... malformations of, 457 red granular, 468 rhabdosarcoma of, 472 sarcoma of, 472 syphilis of, 472 thrombosis of, 460 tuberculosis of, 471 tumors of, ..."

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