Definition of "sarcoma" [‖Sar•co•ma]

  • A malignant tumor arising from connective tissues. (noun)

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Use "sarcoma" in a sentence
  • "The term sarcoma is used when the tumor is malignant (cancerous)."
  • "Ewing sarcoma is a family of bone tumors that includes:"
  • "This bone sarcoma is responsible for about one-third of bone cancers in children."