noun (plural rhabdomyosarcomas or rhabdomyosarcomata /-ˈkōmətə/)Medicine
A rare malignant tumor involving striated muscle tissue.
- Intracranial rhabdomyosarcomas are rare neoplasms, and those thought to be primary meningeal tumors are even more rare.
- One half of these malignancies are rhabdomyosarcomas originating in striated muscle.
- Equally unclear is the histogenesis of intracranial sarcomas and particularly rhabdomyosarcomas.
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