Definition of myosarcoma in English:

myosarcoma

Pronunciation /ˌmʌɪə(ʊ)sɑːˈkəʊmə/

noun

Pathology
  • Originally: †a tumour of striated muscle; a rhabdomyoma (obsolete). Later: any malignant tumour of muscle.

    Now more common with the distinguishing prefixes leio- and rhabdo-, indicating origin from smooth or striated muscle, respectively.

Origin

Mid 19th century; earliest use found in Robley Dunglison (1798–1869), physician and medical writer. From myo- + sarcoma.