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 chondrosarcomata (audio) \

Medical Definition of chondrosarcoma

: 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.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/chondrosarcoma. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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