Definition of fibrosarcoma in English:

fibrosarcoma

noun

Medicine
  • A sarcoma in which the predominant cell type is a malignant fibroblast.

    • ‘Foci of malignant spindle cells representing fibrosarcoma were also identified.’
    • ‘Malignant fibrous histiocytomas and fibrosarcomas do not contain osteoid or bone and are typically high-grade lesions.’
    • ‘Unclassifiable spindle cell sarcoma, fibrosarcoma, or malignant fibrohistiocytoma may resemble the spindle cell areas of angiosarcoma.’
    • ‘The characteristic ‘organoid’ pattern helps distinguish fibrous hamartoma of infancy from rhabdomyosarcoma and from infantile fibrosarcomas.’
    • ‘The differential diagnosis included fibrous dysplasia and a low-grade fibrosarcoma.’

Pronunciation:

fibrosarcoma

/ˌfībrōsärˈkōmə/