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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: su'do-sar-ko'ma

Definition: A bulky polyploid malignant tumor of the esophagus, composed of spindle cells with a focus of squamous cell carcinoma; spindle cells may be epithelial or metaplastic malignant fibroblasts.

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