giant-cell tumor


: an osteolytic tumor affecting the metaphyses and epiphyses of long bones, composed of a stroma of spindle cells containing dispersed multinucleate giant cells, and usually being benign but sometimes malignant

called also osteoclastoma

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“Giant-cell tumor.” Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 2 Mar. 2024.

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