Sarcoma definitions

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A malignant tumor arising from connective tissues.
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Any of various malignant tumors that begin in connective tissue, or in tissue developed from the mesoderm.
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A malignant tumor arising from bone or from soft tissues such as muscle, cartilage, fat, or blood or lymph vessels.
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A malignant tumor originating from mesodermal tissue, such as fat, muscle, or bone.
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(oncology) A type of malignant tumor of the bone, cartilage, fat, muscle, blood vessels, or other connective or supportive tissue.
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Origin of sarcoma

New Latin from Greek sarkōma sarkōmat- fleshy excrescence from sarkoun to produce flesh from sarx sark- flesh