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osteogenic sarcoma

 

Definition: the most common and malignant of bone sarcomas, which arises from bone-forming cells and affects chiefly the ends of long bones; its greatest incidence is in the age group between 10 and 25 years.

Synonym(s): osteosarcoma

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