Abernethy-s-sarcoma meaning

(medicine) A typically malignant fatty tumor located on the trunk.
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Origin of abernethy-s-sarcoma

  • Named after John Abernethy, English surgeon, + New Latin, from Ancient Greek σάρκωμα (sarkōma, “fleshy growth”), from σαρκόω (sarkoō, “become fleshy”), from σάρξ (sarx, “flesh”).

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