For all your dictionary needs!
Header of sarcoma


Video footage: Doctor holding in hand Sarcoma
Play/pauseBuy footageFind more

Definition of the noun sarcoma

What does sarcoma mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: sarcomas / sarcomata (less preferred form)

  1. a usually malignant tumor arising from connective tissue (bone or muscle etc.); one of the four major types of cancer

Alternative definition of the noun sarcoma


  1. [oncology] A type of malignant tumor of the bone, cartilage, fat, muscle, blood vessels, or other connective or supportive tissue.


Sarcoma is a musical group.

  • album: "Godless Land"


Sarcoma: A usually aggressive malignant mesenchymal cell tumor most commonly arising from muscle, fat, fibrous tissue, bone, cartilage, and blood vessels. Sarcomas occur in both children and adults. The prognosis depends largely on the degree of differentiation of the tumor. Representative subtypes are liposarcoma, leiomyosarcoma, osteosarcoma, and chondrosarcoma.

Phrases with Sarcoma

  1. Ewing Sarcoma
  2. ewing's sarcoma
  3. kaposi's sarcoma
  4. Rabdomyo Sarcoma
  5. osteogenic sarcoma

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Sarcoma

Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):

Google previewCytopathology of Bone and Soft Tissue Tumors (2002)

by Lester J. Layfield

EWING'S SARCOMA First described by James Ewing in the early 1920s, Ewing's sarcoma is the prototypical nonhematopoietic small round cell malignancy of bone. Ewing's sarcoma is a member of a group of lesions characterized by specific ...

Google previewThe Netter Collection of Medical Illustrations - Integumentary System (2012)

Volume 4 by Bryan E. Anderson

Kaposi's sarcoma is a rare malignancy of endothelial cells seen in unique settings. The classic variant is seen in older patients...

AIDS-associated Kaposi's sarcoma is the most common form of the disease. It is most often seen in younger men.

Google previewBrain Imaging: Case Review Series (2011)

by Arora Ankur, Puri Sunil Kumar, Upreti Lalendra

Discussion: Ewing sarcoma is a rare malignant bone tumor that comprises approximately 10% of primary malignant bone...

The commonest site of primary cranial Ewing sarcoma is the temporal bone, followed by frontal, parietal and occipital ...

Google previewImaging of Soft Tissue Tumors (2005)

by Arthur M. de Schepper

Synovial Sarcoma Although synovial sarcoma is a misnomer,

Synovial sarcoma is the fifth most commonly reported soft tissue malignancy, accounting for approximately 5–10% of all ...

Google previewRheumatology Secrets (2002)

by Sterling G. West

Clear-cell sarcoma is a rare highly malignant tumor of tendons, ligaments, and fascial aponeuroses.

Google previewProblem Solving in Radiology: Cardiovascular Imaging (2013)

Expert Consult - Online and Print by Suhny Abbara, Sanjeeva P. Kalva

Sarcoma is the most common primary malignancy to involve the atria. Angiosarcoma, rhabdomyosarcoma, undifferentiated...

Google previewOral and Maxillofacial Pathology (2015)

by Brad W. Neville, Angela C. Chi, Douglas D. Damm, Carl M. Allen

Synovial sarcoma is an uncommon malignancy that represents 5% to 10% of all soft tissue sarcomas.

Google previewGeneral and Oral Pathology for the Dental Hygienist (2013)

by Leslie DeLong, Nancy Burkhart

NAME: Ewing sarcoma Etiology: Ewing sarcoma is a malignant bone tumor of unknown origin; however, a neural or neuroectodermal origin is suspected. A relationship between the devel— opment of this tumor and past irradiation or ...

Google previewAtlas of Diagnostic Oncology (2015)

by Arthur T. Skarin

Kaposi sarcoma is a malignancy of the vascular endothelium that occurs in elderly men (classic Kaposi sarcoma), African...

Google previewThe Dental Era (1907)

Sarcoma is a growth springing from the connective tissue group. It is found in the mouth on the...

Google previewSouthern Medicine and Surgery (1922)

Sclerosing osteogenic sarcoma is the type in which there is a production of much dense, solid bone, sometimes forming the bulk of the tumor. A large portion of the end of a bone is converted into a solid mass of dense almost ivory-like bone ...

Google previewMcGlamry's Comprehensive Textbook of Foot and Ankle Surgery (2001)

Osteogenic Sarcoma Osteogenic sarcoma is a malignant bone tumor composed of a highly virulent stroma that produces...

Although rare in the foot and ankle, osteogenic sarcoma is the second most common primary malignant bone tumor.

Google previewLookingbill and Marks' Principles of Dermatology (2013)

by James G. Marks Jr., Jeffrey J. Miller

Kaposi's sarcoma is a malignant tumor derived from endothelial cells. It is manifest by multiple vascular tumors that usually occur first in the skin, ...

Google previewAtlas of Soft Tissue Tumor Pathology (2013)

by Cyril Fisher

Ewing sarcoma is a tumor of bone and soft tissue that represents the undifferentiated end of the spectrum and is most...

Google previewInsall & Scott Surgery of the Knee (2011)

by W. Norman Scott

Malignant Tumors Epithelioid Sarcoma Epithelioid sarcoma is a malignant soft tissue sarcoma of unknown...

Google previewSynovial Sarcoma: New Insights for the Healthcare Professional: 2011 Edition (2012)


A new study, 'Synovial sarcoma is a stem cell malignancy,' is now available. “ Synovial sarcoma (SS) is a malignant soft tissue tumor characterized by its unique t(X;18)(p11;q11) chromosomal translocation leading to the formation of the ...

Google previewMolecular Oncology, An Issue of Surgical Pathology Clinics (2012)

by Jennifer Hunt

Histology Epithelioid sarcoma is an infiltrative lesion composed of a nodule of tumor cells having a bland monomorphic epithelioid, spindled, or rhabdoid appearance. Central necrosis is common and some tumor may be extensively hyalinized ...

Google previewOrthopaedic and Trauma Nursing (2014)

An Evidence-based Approach to Musculoskeletal Care by Sonya Clarke, Julie Santy-Tomlinson

Sarcoma is a rare form of cancer which affects all age groups and all parts of the body. There are approximately 3200 new diagnoses in the United Kingdom (UK) each year (Sarcoma UK 2012). It affects connective tissue of the body including ...

Google previewCampbell's Operative Orthopaedics (2012)

by S. Terry Canale, James H. Beaty

EWING SARCOMA Ewing sarcoma is a relatively rare, primary malignant tumor of bone of uncertain histogenesis.

OSTEOGENIC SARCOMA Osteogenic sarcoma is the most common primary malignant bone tumor, excluding multiple ...

Google previewThe Cyclopaedia; Or, Universal Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature (1819)

by Abraham Rees

Medullary sarcoma is the term applied by Mr. Abernethy to a malignant and dangerous kind of tumour, which resembles in its strućture and appearance the medullary substance of the brain. It is often seen affecting the testis, and has been ...

Google previewComprehensive Cytopathology (2008)

by Marluce Bibbo, David Wilbur

Synovial sarcoma is a spindle cell tumor with variable epithelial differentiation and specific chromosomal alteration (t(x;18) (p11;q11). It occurs with a male predominance mainly in young adults. It commonly arises in deep soft tissue of the ...

Google previewSkin Cancer (2008)

Recognition and Management by Robert A. Schwartz

Alveolar soft part sarcoma is a rare malignancy of uncertain histogenesis; its two main sites are the lower extremities in adults and the head and neck in children [ 120]. It may appear as a slow-growing, painful, and pruritic mass in a child [121].

Google previewJubb, Kennedy & Palmer's Pathology of Domestic Animals - E-Book: (2015)

by Grant Maxie

Histiocytic sarcoma is the most commonly occurring tumor within the joints of dogs.

Histiocytic sarcoma is a grossly multilobulated, infiltrative tumor that often fills the joint and extends into the surrounding bones and soft tissues (Fig. 2-211).

Google previewGeneral Surgery Board Review (1999)

by Michael S. Gold, Larry A. Scher, Gerard Weinberg

Uterine Sarcoma Uterine sarcoma is an uncommon lesion and accounts for fewer than 5% of uterine cancers.

The endometrial stromal sarcoma is a pure lesion ( having only sarcoma but no carcinoma present) and is a tumor that arises from ...

Google previewDiagnostic Surgical Pathology of the Head and Neck (2009)

by Douglas R. Gnepp

KaposiSarcoma Kaposi sarcoma is a multicentric proliferation of vascular and spindle cell components, which was first described in 1872.337 Now considered to be a human herpesvirus 8 (HHV 8)– induced or –associated tumor, it is unclear ...

Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Sarcoma

Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:

Photos about Sarcoma

Click on an item to view that photo:


Kaposi sarcoma

Photo credit: Pulmonary Pathology

View more pictures about Ewing Sarcoma.

If you need related images for an article or a report, you can download stock photos:
Small photo of Sarcoma cancer day mandala design made of yellow ribbons with typography for awareness support.Small photo of Yellow ribbon in hands, symbol Bladder cancer, Sarcoma, Bone cancer, on white backgroundSmall photo of Yellow ribbon in hand, symbol Bladder cancer, Sarcoma, Bone cancer, on white backgroundSmall photo of Overhead view of yellow Sarcoma Awareness ribbon by flowers on wooden tableSmall photo of A lower limb X-Ray showing a suspected sarcoma features at the fibula boneSmall photo of Ewings sarcomaSmall photo of yellow gold ribbon, world Sarcoma cancer awareness month More...

Video language resources about Sarcoma

Click on an item to play that video:

View more videos about Ewing Sarcoma.

Quotes about Sarcoma

Spirit > Self
Us + Them + Fear = Sarcoma
(You + Me + Spirit) - (Them+Fear) = (X) Truth

absent of collective fear
we transend humanity (Edwin Baldwin)
more quotes about sarcoma...

Scrabble value of S1A1R1C3O1M3A1

The value of this 7-letter word is 11 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

Couldn't select: Got error 28 from storage engine