Meaning of SARCOMA in English

särˈkōmə, sȧˈk- noun

( plural sarcomas -məz ; or sarcoma·ta -məd.ə)

Etymology: New Latin, from Greek sarkōmat-, sarkōma fleshy growth, from sarkoun to grow flesh, become fleshy, from sark-, sarx flesh — more at sarcasm

: a malignant neoplasm arising in connective tissue and especially in bone, cartilage, or striated muscle that spreads by extension into neighboring tissue or by way of the bloodstream — compare carcinoma , tumor

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