sarco-, sarc-, -sarcous, -sarc, -sarcoma, -sarcomatous, -sarcomatoid

(Greek: flesh, meat)

A malignant neurilemona or a firm, encapsulated fibrillar tumor of a peripheral nerve or the fine rapid contractions or twitchings of fibers or of small groups of fibers in skeletal or cardiac muscle.
A form of cancer that arises in the supportive tissues; such as, bone, cartilage, fat, or muscle.
Malignant the most common type of malignant bone cancer.
The simultaneous occurrence of multiple osteosarcomas or synchronous multicentric osteosarcoma.
perisarcal, perisarcous
A reference to the horny or chitinous outer case or covering protecting the soft parts of hydrozoans.
polysarcia, polysarcous
Obesity; over weight.
A sarcoma or fleshy tumor with sand-like calcareous particles.
Having a spiritual body.
A malignant tumor that starts in muscle.

Rhabdomyosarcoma is primarily a childhood tumor and occurs most often in children under five years of age. Over 60% of cases show up before age ten. On rare occasions, rhabdomyosarcoma affects adults.

Rhabdomyosarcoma can begin anywhere there is muscle including (in order of frequency) the head and neck, arms and legs, genitourinary tract, and the trunk of the body.

A very dangerous cancer which develops from striated muscle tissue. There are three major forms:

1. Alveolar rhabdosarcoma: this cancer, which most often afflicts adolescents, typically develops in the extremities, body or eye cavities.

2. Embryonal rhabdosarcoma: this cancer, which strikes infants and young children, develops in the head, neck, extremities or lower genitourinary tract.

3. Pleiomorphic rhabdosarcoma: this cancer strikes adults and typically develops in the extremities.

1. Witty or harsh language used to convey insults or scorn.
2. A sharply ironical taunt; a sneering or cutting remark.
3. Etymology: from Late Latin sarcasmos, from Greek sarkasmos, "a sneer, jest, taunt, mockery"; from sarkazein, "to speak bitterly, to sneer" literally, "to strip off the flesh", from sarx, sarkos, "flesh, a piece of meat".
sarcastic (adjective), more sarcastic, most sarcastic
1. Characterized by words that mean the opposite of what they seem to say and are intended to mock or to deride a person: When Janet took part in the singing contest in her town, the judge rolled his eyes and made a sarcastic remark saying that she was almost as good as the famous Joan Baez.
2. Etymology: from Late Latin sarcasmus which came from Greek sarkasmos, sarkazein, "to tear flesh" then "to sneer."
A reference to being bitterly scornful or contemptuous.
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The process of using biting gibes, scornful utterances, or cutting rebukes.
1. Characterized by or of the nature of ironical or scornful utterance.
2. A reference to contemptuous and taunting language.
1. A mass in the testes.
2. A fleshy tumor or sarcoma of the testis.

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Related "meat, flesh" word units: carno-; creo-, kreo-.