Definition of osteosarcoma in English:

osteosarcoma

Syllabification: os·te·o·sar·co·ma
Pronunciation: /ˌästēōsärˈkōmə
 
/

noun (plural osteosarcomas or osteosarcomata /-mətə/)

Medicine
A malignant tumor of bone in which there is a proliferation of osteoblasts.
More example sentences
  • Microscopically, conventional osteosarcomas are composed of malignant-appearing spindle cells that produce osteoid.
  • Most osteosarcomas arise from non-inherited errors in the DNA of growing bone cells.
  • Some animals developed osteosarcomas, and consequently the human trial was stopped at just over the halfway point.

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