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fibrosarcoma

 [fi″bro-sahr-ko´mah]
a sarcoma arising from collagen-producing fibroblasts.
odontogenic fibrosarcoma a malignant tumor of the jaws, originating from one of the mesenchymal components of the tooth or tooth germ.

fi·bro·sar·co·ma

(fī'brō-sar-kō'mă),
A malignant neoplasm derived from deep fibrous tissue, characterized by bundles of immature proliferating fibroblasts arranged in a distinctive herringbone pattern with variable collagen formation, which tends to invade locally and metastasize by the bloodstream.

fibrosarcoma

/fi·bro·sar·co·ma/ (-sahr-ko´mah) a malignant, locally invasive, hematogenously spreading tumor derived from collagen-producing fibroblasts that are otherwise undifferentiated.
ameloblastic fibrosarcoma  an odontogenic tumor that is the malignant counterpart to an ameloblastic fibroma, within which it usually arises.
odontogenic fibrosarcoma  a malignant tumor of the jaws, originating from one of the mesenchymal components of the tooth or tooth germ.

fibrosarcoma

[-särkō′mə] pl. fibrosarcomas, fibrosarcomata
Etymology: L, fibra + Gk, sarx, flesh, oma, tumor
a sarcoma that contains fibrous connective tissue.

fi·bro·sar·co·ma

(fī'brō-sahr-kō'mă)
A malignant neoplasm derived from deep fibrous tissue, characterized by bundles of immature proliferating fibroblasts arranged in a distinctive herringbone pattern with variable collagen formation, which tends to invade locally and metastasize by the bloodstream.

fibrosarcoma

An uncommon malignant tumour of the cells that form fibrous tissue (fibroblasts). These cells are found in all parts of the body, and the tumour may affect almost any tissue, including bone, but is commonest in the leg or buttock. Radical surgery is necessary.

fibrosarcoma

malignant neoplasm derived from fibrous connective tissue

fi·bro·sar·co·ma

(fī'brō-sahr-kō'mă)
A malignant neoplasm derived from deep fibrous tissue.

fibrosarcoma (fī´brōsärkō´mə),

n a malignant mesenchymal tumor, the basic cell type being a fibroblast. Most fibrosarcomas are locally infiltrative and persistent but do not metastasize.
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Fibrosarcoma.
fibrosarcoma, odontogenic,
n an extremely rare malignant form of odontogenic fibroma.

fibrosarcoma

a sarcoma arising from collagen-producing fibroblasts. They occur in many organs and cause well-identified syndromes, e.g. oral, nasal, gastric.

odontogenic fibrosarcoma
a malignant tumor of the jaws, originating from one of the mesenchymal components of the tooth or tooth germ.