fibrosarcomata

fibrosarcoma

[fahy-broh-sahr-koh-muh]
noun, plural fibrosarcomas, fibrosarcomata [fahy-broh-sahr-koh-muh-tuh] . Pathology.
a sarcoma derived from fibroblast cells, often able to generate collagen.

Origin:
1875–80; fibro- + sarcoma

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fibrosarcoma fi·bro·sar·co·ma (fī'brō-sär-kō'mə)
n.
A malignant tumor derived from fibrous connective tissue and characterized by immature proliferating fibroblasts or undifferentiated anaplastic spindle cells.

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