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Medical Term:

lymphangiosarcoma

Pronunciation: lim-fan'je-o-sar-ko'ma

Definition: A malignant neoplasm derived from vascular tissue, an angiosarcoma, in which the neoplastic cells originate from the endothelial cells of lymphatic vessels, usually developing in the arm several years after radical mastectomy.

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