sarcomatosis

noun

sar·​co·​ma·​to·​sis (ˌ)sär-ˌkō-mə-ˈtō-səs How to pronounce sarcomatosis (audio)
plural sarcomatoses (ˌ)sär-ˌkō-mə-ˈtō-ˌsēz How to pronounce sarcomatosis (audio)
: a disease characterized by the presence and spread of sarcomas

Word History

Etymology

borrowed from New Latin sarcōmatōsis, from sarcōmat-, sarcōma sarcoma + -ōsis -osis

First Known Use

circa 1890, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of sarcomatosis was circa 1890

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“Sarcomatosis.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/sarcomatosis. Accessed 6 Dec. 2022.

Medical Definition

sarcomatosis

noun

sar·​co·​ma·​to·​sis (ˌ)sär-ˌkō-mə-ˈtō-səs How to pronounce sarcomatosis (audio)
plural sarcomatoses -ˌsēz How to pronounce sarcomatosis (audio)
: a disease characterized by the presence and spread of sarcomas

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