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rhabdomyosarcoma

rhabdomyosarcoma

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

Definition of RHABDOMYOSARCOMA

:  a malignant tumor composed of striated muscle fibers

Origin of RHABDOMYOSARCOMA

New Latin, from rhabdo- + my- + sarcoma
First Known Use: 1898

rhabdomyosarcoma

noun rhab·do·myo·sar·co·ma \ˈrab-(ˌ)dō-ˌmī-ə-sär-ˈkō-mə\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural rhab·do·myo·sar·co·mas also rhab·do·myo·sar·co·ma·ta \-mət-ə\

Medical Definition of RHABDOMYOSARCOMA

:  a malignant tumor composed of striated muscle fibers

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