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osteosarcoma

[os-tee-oh-sahr-koh-muh] /ˌɒs ti oʊ sɑrˈkoʊ mə/
noun, plural osteosarcomas, osteosarcomata
[os-tee-oh-sahr-koh-muh-tuh] /ˌɒs ti oʊ sɑrˈkoʊ mə tə/ (Show IPA).
Pathology
1.
a malignant tumor of the bone.
Origin of osteosarcoma
1800-1810
1800-10; osteo- + sarcoma
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  • Opponents of fluoridation point to newer studies that link it to osteosarcoma, a type of bone cancer.
osteosarcoma in Medicine

osteosarcoma os·te·o·sar·co·ma (ŏs'tē-ō-sär-kō'mə)
n.
A malignant bone tumor. Also called osteogenic sarcoma.

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