Definition of Sarcoma

1. Noun. A usually malignant tumor arising from connective tissue (bone or muscle etc.); one of the four major types of cancer.


Definition of Sarcoma

1. n. A tumor of fleshy consistence; -- formerly applied to many varieties of tumor, now restricted to a variety of malignant growth made up of cells resembling those of fetal development without any proper intercellular substance.

Definition of Sarcoma

1. Noun. (oncology) A type of malignant tumor of the bone, cartilage, fat, muscle, blood vessels, or other connective or supportive tissue. ¹

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Definition of Sarcoma

1. a type of tumor [n -MAS or -MATA] - See also: tumor

Medical Definition of Sarcoma

1. A form of cancer that arises in the supportive tissues such as bone, cartilage, fat or muscle. Kaposi sarcoma: a sarcoma of spindle cells mixed with angiomatous tissue. Usually classed as an angioblastic tumour. A fairly frequent concomitant to HIV. Infection or long term immunosuppresion. (14 May 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sarcoma

sarcolactic
sarcolactic acid
sarcolemma
sarcolemmal
sarcolemmas
sarcolemmata
sarcolemmic
sarcolemnous
sarcoline
sarcolite
sarcolites
sarcological
sarcologies
sarcology
sarcolysine
sarcoma (current term)
sarcoma botryoides
sarcoma cell
sarcoma growth factor
sarcoma virus
sarcomas
sarcomastigophora
sarcomastigophora infections
sarcomata
sarcomatic
sarcomatoid
sarcomatoid carcinoma
sarcomatoses
sarcomatosis
sarcomatous

Literary usage of Sarcoma

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Microscopical Morphology of the Animal Body in Health and Disease by Carl Heitzmann (1882)
"sarcoma; (a) giant-cell sarcoma, and (e) melanotic sarcoma. Billroth added another variety, the alveolar sarcoma. In analyzing the different varieties of ..."

2. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1911)
"Round- and spindle-cell sarcoma Recovered(no return in 3 years). Died. Died. Fibrosarcoma Died. Spindle-cell sarcoma 7 Small round-cell sarcoma Fibrosarcoma ..."

3. The Laryngoscope by American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society (1902)
"From the clinical observation of a case of sarcoma in a boy of ten years, and from a careful analysis of the literature of this subject, ..."

4. General Surgical Pathology and Therapeutics: In Fifty Lectures. A Text-book by Theodor Billroth (1871)
"OVER no group of tumors has there so long been uncertainty about their anatomical position and extent as about sarcoma. The old name, taken from ffap^, ..."

5. General Surgical Pathology and Therapeutics: In Fifty Lectures. A Text-book by Theodor Billroth (1871)
"The attempt to employ the name "sarcoma" solely for tumors composed of muscle ... A sarcoma is a tumor consisting of tissue belonging to the developmental ..."

6. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1914)
"tinctly benign lesions the operation was performed on the diagnosis of sarcoma in 82 cases, but in only 5 cases did this more extensive eradication ..."

7. General Surgical Pathology and Therapeutics, in Fifty Lectures: A Textbook by Theodor Billroth (1880)
"The attempt to employ the name "sarcoma" solely for tumors composed of muscle ... A sarcoma is a tumor consisting of tissue belonging to the developmental ..."

8. Microscopical Morphology of the Animal Body in Health and Disease by Carl Heitzmann (1882)
"sarcoma; (a) giant-cell sarcoma, and (e) melanotic sarcoma. Billroth added another variety, the alveolar sarcoma. In analyzing the different varieties of ..."

9. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1911)
"Round- and spindle-cell sarcoma Recovered(no return in 3 years). Died. Died. Fibrosarcoma Died. Spindle-cell sarcoma 7 Small round-cell sarcoma Fibrosarcoma ..."

10. The Laryngoscope by American Laryngological, Rhinological, and Otological Society (1902)
"From the clinical observation of a case of sarcoma in a boy of ten years, and from a careful analysis of the literature of this subject, ..."

11. General Surgical Pathology and Therapeutics: In Fifty Lectures. A Text-book by Theodor Billroth (1871)
"OVER no group of tumors has there so long been uncertainty about their anatomical position and extent as about sarcoma. The old name, taken from ffap^, ..."

12. General Surgical Pathology and Therapeutics: In Fifty Lectures. A Text-book by Theodor Billroth (1871)
"The attempt to employ the name "sarcoma" solely for tumors composed of muscle ... A sarcoma is a tumor consisting of tissue belonging to the developmental ..."

13. Surgery, Gynecology & Obstetrics by American College of Surgeons, Franklin H. Martin Memorial Foundation (1914)
"tinctly benign lesions the operation was performed on the diagnosis of sarcoma in 82 cases, but in only 5 cases did this more extensive eradication ..."

14. General Surgical Pathology and Therapeutics, in Fifty Lectures: A Textbook by Theodor Billroth (1880)
"The attempt to employ the name "sarcoma" solely for tumors composed of muscle ... A sarcoma is a tumor consisting of tissue belonging to the developmental ..."

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