Definition: A malignant neoplasm derived from skeletal (striated) muscle, occurring in children or, less commonly, in adults; classified as embryonal alveolar (composed of loose aggregates of small round cells) or pleomorphic (containing rhabdomyoblasts).
[rhabdo- + G. mys, muscle, + sarkoma, sarcoma]
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