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rhabdomyosarcoma

[rab-doh-mahy-oh-sahr-koh-muh] /ˌræb doʊˌmaɪ oʊ sɑrˈkoʊ mə/
noun, plural rhabdomyosarcomas, rhabdomyosarcomata
[rab-doh-mahy-oh-sahr-koh-muh-tuh] /ˌræb doʊˌmaɪ oʊ sɑrˈkoʊ mə tə/ (Show IPA).
Pathology
1.
a malignant tumor made up of striated muscle tissue.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; rhabdo- + myo- + sarcoma
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rhabdomyosarcoma in Medicine

rhabdomyosarcoma rhab·do·my·o·sar·co·ma (rāb'dō-mī'ō-sär-kō'mə)
n.
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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