osteogenic sarcoma

osteogenic sarcoma
A cancer of the bone that usually affects the large bones of the arm or leg. It occurs most commonly in young people and affects more males than females. Also called osteosarcoma.

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  • osteogenic sarcoma — [äs΄tē ō jen′ik] n. OSTEOSARCOMA …   English World dictionary

  • osteogenic sarcoma — noun malignant bone tumor; most common in children and young adults where it tends to affect the femur • Syn: ↑osteosarcoma • Hypernyms: ↑sarcoma * * * noun : osteosarcoma …   Useful english dictionary

  • osteogenic sarcoma — noun Date: circa 1923 osteosarcoma …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • osteogenic sarcoma — osteosarcoma …   The new mediacal dictionary

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  • osteogenic — adj. arising in, derived from, or composed of any of the tissues that are concerned with the production of bone. An osteogenic sarcoma (see osteosarcoma) affects bone producing cells …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • sarcoma — A connective tissue neoplasm, usually highly malignant, formed by proliferation of mesodermal cells. [G. sarkoma, a fleshy excrescence, fr. sarx, flesh, + oma, tumor] alveolar soft part s. a malignant …   Medical dictionary

  • osteogenicsarcoma — osteogenic sarcoma n. See osteosarcoma. * * * …   Universalium

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