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angiosarcoma

Pronunciation: an′jē-ō-sar-kō′mă

Definition: A rare malignant neoplasm occurring most often in soft tissue; believed to originate from the endothelial cells of blood vessels; microscopically composed of spindle-shaped cells, some of which line small spaces resembling vascular clefts.

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