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rhabdomyosarcoma

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noun rhab·do·myo·sar·co·ma \ˈrab-(ˌ)dō-ˌmī-ə-sär-ˈkō-mə\

Definition of rhabdomyosarcoma

  1. :  a malignant tumor composed of striated muscle fibers



Origin of rhabdomyosarcoma

New Latin, from rhabdo- + my- + sarcoma


First Known Use: 1898


Medical Dictionary

rhabdomyosarcoma

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noun rhab·do·myo·sar·co·ma \ˈrab-(ˌ)dō-ˌmī-ə-sär-ˈkō-mə\

Medical Definition of rhabdomyosarcoma

plural rhabdomyosarcomas also rhabdomyosarcomata \-mət-ə\play

  1. :  a malignant tumor composed of striated muscle fibers




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