Sarcomata
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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  • sarcomata — sar·co·ma·ta (sahr koґmə tə) plural of sarcoma …   Medical dictionary

  • sarcomata — sar·co·ma || sÉ‘r kəʊmÉ™ /sɑː k n. (Medicine) malignant tumor in supportive tissues (such as the bones, fat, muscle, or cartilage) …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sarcomas — 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • sarcoma — noun (plural mas; also sarcomata) Etymology: New Latin, from Greek sarkōmat , sarkōma fleshy growth, from sarkoun to grow flesh, from sark , sarx Date: 1804 a malignant tumor arising in tissue (as connective tissue, bone, cartilage, or striated… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • sarcoma — sarcomatoid, sarcomatous /sahr koh meuh teuhs, kom euh /, adj. /sahr koh meuh/, n., pl. sarcomas, sarcomata / meuh teuh/. Pathol. any of various malignant tumors composed of neoplastic cells resembling embryonic connective tissue. [1650 60; < NL… …   Universalium

  • Cuthbert Dukes — Cuthbert Esquire Dukes, M.D. OBE (1890–1977) was an English physician and pathologist and author for whom the Dukes classification for colorectal cancer is named. Born in Bridgwater, Somerset, Dukes was educated at Caterham School and graduated… …   Wikipedia

  • sarcoma —  A malignant tumor in connective tissue, bone, or muscle; pl. sarcomas/sarcomata …   Bryson’s dictionary for writers and editors

  • sarcoma — [sα: kəʊmə] noun (plural sarcomas or sarcomata sα: kəʊmətə) Medicine a malignant tumour of connective or other non epithelial tissue. Derivatives sarcomatosis noun sarcomatous adjective Origin C19: mod. L …   English new terms dictionary

  • sarcoma — /saˈkoʊmə / (say sah kohmuh) noun (plural sarcomas or sarcomata /saˈkoʊmətə/ (say sah kohmuhtuh)) any of various malignant tumours originating in the connective tissue, attacking especially the bones. {New Latin, from Greek sarkōma} –sarcomatoid …   Australian English dictionary

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