fibrosarcoma

noun
fi·bro·sar·co·ma | \ˌfī-brə-sär-ˈkō-mə, ˌfi-\

Definition of fibrosarcoma 

: a sarcoma of relatively low malignancy consisting chiefly of spindle-shaped cells that tend to form collagenous fibrils

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In November, of that year, Anthony was diagnosed with high-grade fibrosarcoma, metastatic, to his lungs bilaterally. refinery29.com, "Carole Radziwill Doesn't Care If She's Your Favorite Real Housewife," 11 June 2018 Two human cancer lines, of fibrosarcoma and carcinoma, were tested in the ears of mice and chick embryos. Bradley J. Fikes, sandiegouniontribune.com, "Cancer cells metastasize far earlier than suspected," 14 May 2017

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1878, in the meaning defined above

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fibrosarcoma

noun
fi·bro·sar·co·ma | \-sär-ˈkō-mə \
plural fibrosarcomas also fibrosarcomata\-mət-ə \

Medical Definition of fibrosarcoma 

: a sarcoma of relatively low malignancy consisting chiefly of spindle-shaped cells that tend to form collagenous fibrils

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