angiosarcoma

noun
a rare malignant neoplasm arising from vascular tissue; usually occurs in the breast and skin and is believed to originate from the endothelial cells of blood vessels

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\\ˌanj(ē)ō, -jēəˌ\ noun
Etymology: angi- + sarcoma
: a rare malignant vascular tumor (as of the liver or breast)

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/an'jee oh sahr koh"meuh/, n., pl. angiosarcomas, angiosarcomata /-meuh teuh/. Pathol.
malignant overgrowth of vascular tissue.
[ANGIO- + SARCOMA]

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angiosarcoma /an-ji-ō-sär-kōˈmə/ (pathology)
noun
A malignant tumour of the vascular endothelia, occurring in the liver and other sites
ORIGIN:angio-

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