osteosarcoma


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os·te·o·sar·co·ma

 (ŏs′tē-ō-sär-kō′mə)
n. pl. os·te·o·sar·co·ma·ta (-mə-tə) or os·te·o·sar·co·mas
A malignant bone tumor. Also called osteogenic sarcoma.
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osteosarcoma

(ˌɒstɪəʊˌsɑːˈkəʊmə)
n, pl -mata (-mətə) or -mas
(Medicine) a common type of bone cancer
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os•te•o•sar•co•ma

(ˌɒs ti oʊ sɑrˈkoʊ mə)

n., pl. -mas, -ma•ta (-mə tə)
a malignant tumor of the bone.
[1800–10]
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osteosarcoma

a malignant bone tumor. Also called osteogenic sarcoma.
See also: Cancer
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osteosarcoma

Also called osteogenic sarcoma. A form of bone cancer arising in the long bone of a limb. Osteoblasts (bone cells) multiply and form tumors.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.osteosarcoma - malignant bone tumor; most common in children and young adults where it tends to affect the femur
sarcoma - a usually malignant tumor arising from connective tissue (bone or muscle etc.); one of the four major types of cancer
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Translations

os·te·o·sar·co·ma

n. osteosarcoma, sarcoma óseo o que contiene tejido óseo.
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osteosarcoma

n osteosarcoma m
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Pathologic fracture in osteosarcoma: Impact of chemotherapy on primary tumor and survival.
Unni, "Osteosarcoma of the foot: a review of 52 patients at the Mayo Clinic," Acta Orthopaedica Scandinavica, vol.
Osteosarcoma (OSA) is a malignant neoplasm in which the neoplastic cells produce bone.
A diagnosis of cutaneous extraosseous osteosarcoma was suggested after excluding an origin in bone or other primary tumor sites by computed tomography.
However, other tumor types (osteosarcoma, malignant fibrous histiocytomas, and fibrosarcomas) have also been seen.
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Background: Limb-salvage surgery is the standard procedure for the treatment of appendicular osteosarcoma. Precise resection is the trend in limb-salvage surgery.
Synergistic growth inhibition by sorafenib and cisplatin in human osteosarcoma cells.
The incidence of malignancy in children has been documented at 4 to 5 cases per million for osteosarcoma and 3 per million for Ewing sarcoma and primitive neuroectodermal tumor (PNET).
Luis Enrique left the Spanish set-up last June in order to spend more time with his family, following Xana's diagnosis with osteosarcoma, the most common form of bone cancer and prevalent in teenagers and young adults.
Osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer, is not common in humans, representing around 800-900 new cases each year in the U.S.