chondrosarcoma

noun

chon·​dro·​sar·​co·​ma ˌkän-drō-sär-ˈkō-mə How to pronounce chondrosarcoma (audio)
plural chondrosarcomas also chondrosarcomata -mət-ə How to pronounce chondrosarcoma (audio)
: a sarcoma containing cartilage cells rarely arising as a primary tumor but more frequently developing as a secondary growth by malignant degeneration of a chondroma

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“Chondrosarcoma.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chondrosarcoma. Accessed 16 Apr. 2024.

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