Osteosarcoma definition

ŏstē-ō-sär-kōmə
A malignant bone tumor.
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A common type of sarcoma of the bone characterized by rapid spreading, esp. to the lungs, and pain, swelling, etc. in the large, long bones.
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A malignant bone tumor.
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A type of cancer of the bone.
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Other Word Forms

Noun

Singular:
osteosarcoma
Plural:
osteosarcomas, osteosarcomata

Origin of osteosarcoma

  • osteo- +"Ž sarcoma

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