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English definition of “sarcoma”

sarcoma

noun [C or U]     /sɑːˈkəʊ.mə/ US  /sɑːrˈkoʊ-/ (plural sarcomas or formal sarcomata) specialized
a type of cancerous lump in the bones, muscles, or joints (= places where two bones are connected)Cancer
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