Definition of fibrosarcoma in English:

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Pronunciation: /ˌfʌɪbrəʊsɑːˈkəʊmə/

noun (plural fibrosarcomas or fibrosarcomata /ˌfʌɪbrəʊsɑːˈkəʊmətə/)

A sarcoma in which the predominant cell type is a malignant fibroblast.
Example sentences
  • Unclassifiable spindle cell sarcoma, fibrosarcoma, or malignant fibrohistiocytoma may resemble the spindle cell areas of angiosarcoma.
  • Foci of malignant spindle cells representing fibrosarcoma were also identified.
  • Malignant fibrous histiocytomas and fibrosarcomas do not contain osteoid or bone and are typically high-grade lesions.



Example sentences
  • Beneath the capsule, and infiltrating between the Hurthle cell cords and follicles, we identified a proliferation of a second population of atypical spindle cells in a fibrosarcomatous pattern.
  • To the best of our knowledge, this case represents the first report of a cellular fibrothecomatous tumor with minor benign sex cord elements and focal fibrosarcomatous stroma.
  • Based on the histologic and immunophenotypic features of the fibrosarcomatous components of both the breast and thyroid tumors, we rendered a diagnosis of cystosarcoma phyllodes metastatic to Hurthle cell adenoma.

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