Definition of rhabdomyosarcoma
: a malignant tumor composed of striated muscle fibers
Recent Examples of rhabdomyosarcoma 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 rhabdomyosarcoma
New Latin, from rhabdo- + my- + sarcoma
First Known Use: 1887See Words from the same year
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