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sarcoma

División en sílabas: sar·co·ma
Pronunciación: /särˈkōmə
 
/

Definición de sarcoma en inglés:

sustantivo (plural sarcomas or sarcomata /-mətə/)

Medicine
A malignant tumor of connective or other nonepithelial tissue.
Example sentences
  • Sebaceous cysts, fibromas, papillomas, adenomas, sarcomas, carcinomas, and melanomas also have been reported.
  • Dacarbazine is a chemotherapeutic agent that has been successfully applied to treat various types of cancer such as Hodgkin's disease, malignant melanomas, soft tissue sarcomas and advanced neuroblastomas.
  • The increases were recorded for virtually all tumour types in children, while in adolescents the major changes were seen for carcinomas, lymphomas, soft tissue sarcomas, germ-cell and CNS tumours.

Origen

early 19th century: modern Latin, from Greek sarkōma, from sarkoun 'become fleshy', from sarx, sark- 'flesh'.

Derivados

sarcomatosis

1
Pronunciación: /särˌkōməˈtōsis/
sustantivo
Example sentences
  • When one encounters a patient with hydrocephalus with or without diffuse meningeal enhancement on radiologic studies, meningeal sarcomatosis should be considered in the differential diagnosis.
  • A phase-II study for abdominal sarcomatosis in 11 patients achieved a response in 45%, albeit the follow up was relatively short.
  • The angiographic findings in a case of metastatic meningeal carcinomatosis and a case of primary meningeal sarcomatosis are presented.

sarcomatous

2
adjetivo
Example sentences
  • The carcinomatous component is almost always squamous cell carcinoma, and the sarcomatous component usually contains a pleomorphic spindle cell proliferation.
  • Composite malignant tumors containing both carcinomatous and sarcomatous components are known as carcinosarcomas.
  • To our knowledge, this carcinosarcoma is the seventh reported case of a primary pancreatic neoplasm with mixed carcinomatous and sarcomatous elements.

Words that rhyme with sarcoma

aroma, carcinoma, chroma, coma, comber, diploma, glaucoma, Homer, lymphoma, melanoma, misnomer, Oklahoma, Omagh, roamer, Roma, romer, soma

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