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Pronunciation: mik'so-kon'dro-fi'bro-sar-ko'ma

Definition: A malignant neoplasm derived from fibrous connective tissue, a fibrosarcoma, in which there are intimately associated foci of cartilaginous and myxomatous tissue.

[myxo- + G. chondros, cartilage, + L. fibra, fiber, + G. sarx, flesh, + -oma, tumor]

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