Definition of osteosarcoma
: a sarcoma derived from bone or containing bone tissue
Recent Examples of osteosarcoma from the Web
The most common are osteosarcoma and Ewing sarcoma, which mostly come from bones, and rhabdomyosarcoma, which arises from muscle.
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Origin and Etymology of osteosarcoma
First Known Use: 1804
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