Osteosarcomata
Osteosarcoma Os`te*o*sar*co"ma, n.; pl. {Osteosarcomata}. [NL. See {Osteo-}, and {sarcoma}.] (Med.) A tumor having the structure of a sarcoma in which there is a deposit of bone; sarcoma connected with bone. [1913 Webster]

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  • osteosarcomata — n. cancer of the bones …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Osteosarcoma — Os te*o*sar*co ma, n.; pl. {Osteosarcomata}. [NL. See {Osteo }, and {sarcoma}.] (Med.) A tumor having the structure of a sarcoma in which there is a deposit of bone; sarcoma connected with bone. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • osteosarcoma — noun (plural mas; also osteosarcomata) Etymology: New Latin Date: circa 1826 a sarcoma derived from bone or containing bone tissue …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • osteosarcoma — /os tee oh sahr koh meuh/, n., pl. osteosarcomas, osteosarcomata / meuh teuh/. Pathol. a malignant tumor of the bone. [1800 10; OSTEO + SARCOMA] * * * ▪ medicine also called  osteogenic sarcoma        most common bone cancer, primarily affecting… …   Universalium

  • osteosarcoma — [äs΄tē ō sär kō′mə] n. pl. osteosarcomas, osteosarcomata [äs΄tē ō sär kō′mə tə] 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 …   English World dictionary

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