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Pronunciation: mik'so-sar-ko'ma

Definition: A sarcoma, usually a liposarcoma or malignant fibrous histiocytoma, with an abundant component of myxoid tissue resembling primitive mesenchyme containing connective tissue mucin.

Synonym(s): myxoma sarcomatosum

[myxo- + G. sarx, flesh, + -oma, tumor]

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