Ewing's sarcoma

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noun Ew·ing's sarcoma \ˈyü-iŋz-\

Definition of Ewing's sarcoma

  1. :  a malignant bone tumor especially of a long bone (as of the thigh) or the pelvis

Origin and Etymology of ewing's sarcoma

James Ewing †1943 American pathologist


First Known Use: 1927


Medical Dictionary

Ewing's sarcoma

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noun Ew·ing's sarcoma \ˈyü-iŋz-\

Medical Definition of Ewing's sarcoma

  1. :  a malignant bone tumor especially of a long bone or the pelvis—called also Ewing's tumor

Biographical Note for ewing's sarcoma

Ewing

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James

(1866–1943), American pathologist. Ewing was a recognized authority on the diagnosis and management of neoplastic diseases and the author of a standard text on the subject. His description of histiocytic lymphoma was published in 1913. He described the disease now known as Ewing's sarcoma or tumor in 1921.


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