Sarcoma Sar*co"ma, n.; pl. L. {Sarcomata} (# or #), E. {sarcomas}. [NL., from Gr. ?, from sa`rx, sa`rkos, flesh.] (Med.) A tumor of fleshy consistence; -- formerly applied to many varieties of tumor, now restricted to a variety of malignant growth made up of cells resembling those of fetal development without any proper intercellular substance. [1913 Webster]

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