myxosarcoma


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myxosarcoma

 [mik″so-sahr-ko´mah]
a sarcoma containing myxomatous tissue.

myx·o·sar·co·ma

(mik'sō-sar-kō'mă),
A sarcoma, usually a liposarcoma or malignant fibrous histiocytoma, with an abundant component of myxoid tissue resembling primitive mesenchyme containing connective tissue mucin.
Synonym(s): myxoma sarcomatosum
[myxo- + G. sarx, flesh, + -ōma, tumor]

myxosarcoma

/myxo·sar·co·ma/ (-sahr-ko´mah) a sarcoma with myxomatous tissue.

myxosarcoma

[mik′sōsärkō′mə]
Etymology: Gk, myxa + sarx, flesh, oma, tumor
a sarcoma that contains some myxomatous tissue. Also called myxoma sarcomatosum.

myx·o·sar·co·ma

(mik'sō-sahr-kō'mă)
A sarcoma, usually a liposarcoma or malignant fibrous histiocytoma, with an abundant component of myxoid tissue resembling primitive mesenchyme containing connective tissue mucin.
[myxo- + G. sarx, flesh, + -ōma, tumor]

myx·o·sar·co·ma

(mik'sō-sahr-kō'mă)
A sarcoma, usually a liposarcoma or malignant fibrous histiocytoma, with an abundant component of myxoid tissue resembling primitive mesenchyme containing connective tissue mucin.
[myxo- + G. sarx, flesh, + -ōma, tumor]

myxosarcoma (mik´sōsärkōmə),

n a sarcoma containing myxomatous tissue.

myxosarcoma

a sarcoma containing myxomatous tissue.
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