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

(Greek: flesh, meat)

acrosarc (s) (noun), acrosarcs (pl)
In botany, a pulpy berry resulting from the union of an ovary and a calyx: In her biology class Judy learned that acrosarc was important in the reproduction and growth of plants.
adenoangiosarcoma (s) (noun) (no pl)
An angiosarcoma involving gland structures: The obsolete term adenoangiosarcoma refers to a malignant t tumor that grows quite fast in the blood vessels and concerns the glands as well.
adenomyxosarcoma (s) (noun), adenomyxosarcomas (pl)
A tumor containing glandular and myxomatous components: An adenomyxosarcoma is a malignant tumor which is comprised of mucous and sarcomatous matter in addition to glandular elements.
adenosarcoma (s) (noun), adenosarcomas; adenosarcomata (pl)
A rather rare kind of malignant tumor containing both glandular and connective tissues: Adenosarcoma can occur in the uterus, cervix, and in the ovaries of women of all ages.
A superior indehiscent many-seeded fruit with pulpy interior and woody exterior.
1. A generalized infiltration of edema fluid into subcutaneous connective tissue.
2. The accumulation of watery fluid in connective tissue and cavities, resulting in swelling edema.
3. An accumulation of serous fluid in various tissues and cavities of the body.
Characterized by or affected by dropsy (an infectious disease of fish, characterized by a swollen, spongelike body and protruding scales, caused by a variety of the bacterium).
A myosarcoma that has an unusually large number of proliferated, frequently dilated, vascular channels.

A myosarcoma is a general term for a malignant neoplasm (new and abnormal growth of tissue, which may be benign or cancerous) derived from muscular tissue.

1. A malignant neoplasm arising from vascular endothelial cells; the term may be used generally or may denote a specific histologic subtype, usually hemangiosarcoma but also others; such as, lymphangiosarcoma or hemangiopericytoma.
2. A rare malignant tumor of vascular origin, formed by proliferation of endothelial tissue lining irregular vascular channels; it usually occurs in the skin, soft tissues, breast, or liver.
1. Membranes or portions of the amnion (thin membrane surrounding the fetus during pregnancy) covering the head of the fetus at birth.
2. A portion or all of the fetal membranes covering the head and carried out in advance of it in labor or before birth.
3. Etymology: from Old French cale, "a small cap" + sarc, "flesh" or "skin tissue".
The tubular tissue connecting the polyps of a hydroid colony.

Polyps are single-cavity sea invertebrate cnidarians (ocean animals that have tentacles surrounding the mouth; for example, sea anemones, corals, and jellyfish) in their sedentary stages that attach to a rock at one end of their cylindrical bodies and have tentacled mouths at the other end.

The semisolid external layer of protoplasm in some unicellular organisms, as the amoeba; ectoplasm (a somewhat rigid, gelled layer beneath the cell membrane).
The semifluid, granular interior of certain unicellular organisms, as the inner layer of sarcode (protoplasm of protozoa before the term protoplasm was coined) in the amoeba; entoplasm; endoplasta.
The semifluid, granular interior of certain unicellular organisms.
A malignant tumor that begins in fibrous connective tissue at the ends of the arm or leg bones and may spread to surrounding soft tissue.

Fibrosarcoma is the most common soft tissue sarcoma found in children under one year of age. It appears as a rapidly growing mass at birth or early infancy.

It can also occur in older children and adults. The symptoms may include a lump, soreness, pain, or a limp (if the tumor is in the leg).

Treatment is by surgery or radiotherapy.

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