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Ewing's sarcoma

noun, Pathology
a malignant stem-cell bone tumor, usually occurring in the leg or pelvis of children and young adults, characterized by pain, fever, and swelling.
Origin of Ewing's sarcoma
named after James Ewing (1866-1943), U.S. pathologist, who described it Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for Ewing's sarcoma

Ewing's sarcoma

a form of malignant bone tumour most commonly found in children and young people Also called peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumour
Word Origin
C20: named after James Ewing (1866–1943), US pathologist who first described it
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