noun, plural rhabdomyosarcomas, rhabdomyosarcomata [rab-doh-mahy-oh-sahr-koh-muh-tuh] . Pathology.
a malignant tumor made up of striated muscle tissue.

1895–1900; rhabdo- + myo- + sarcoma

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rhabdomyosarcoma rhab·do·my·o·sar·co·ma (rāb'dō-mī'ō-sär-kō'mə)
A malignant tumor derived from skeletal muscle, characterized in adults by poorly differentiated cells with large hyperchromatic nuclei. Also called rhabdosarcoma.

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