ewing's sarcomata

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:
named after James Ewing (1866–1943), U.S. pathologist, who described it

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Ewing's sarcoma (ˈjuːIŋz)
 
n
Also called: peripheral primitive neuroectodermal tumour a form of malignant bone tumour most commonly found in children and young people
 
[C20: named after James Ewing (1866--1943), US pathologist who first described it]

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