adenosarcoma

Definition / meaning of adenosarcoma

A tumor that is a mixture of an adenoma (a tumor that starts in the gland-like cells of epithelial tissue) and a sarcoma (a tumor that starts in bone, cartilage, fat, muscle, blood vessels, or other connective or supportive tissue). An example of an adenosarcoma is Wilms tumor.

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The Web site of the National Cancer Institute (http://www.cancer.gov/)

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