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sarcoma

Pronunciation: sar-ko'ma

Definition: A connective tissue neoplasm, usually highly malignant, formed by proliferation of mesodermal cells.

[G. sarkoma, a fleshy excrescence, fr. sarx, flesh, + -oma, tumor]

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