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osteochondrosarcoma

Pronunciation: os'te-o-kon'dro-sar-ko'ma

Definition: Chondrosarcoma arising in bone. Sarcomas in bone containing foci of neoplastic cartilage as well as bone are classified as osteogenic sarcomas.

[osteo- + G. chondros, cartilage, + sarx, flesh, + -oma, tumor]

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