Abernethy's sarcoma

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Named after John Abernethy, English surgeon, + New Latin, from Ancient Greek σάρκωμα (sárkōma, fleshy growth), from σαρκόω (sarkóō, become fleshy), from σάρξ (sárks, flesh).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

(US) IPA(key): /ˈæb.ɚˌni.θi sɑɹˈkoʊ.mə/

Noun[edit]

Abernethy's sarcoma (plural Abernethy's sarcomas or Abernethy's sarcomata)

  1. (medicine) A typically malignant fatty tumor located on the trunk.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Lesley Brown (editor), The Shorter Oxford English Dictionary, 5th edition (Oxford University Press, 2003 [1933], ISBN 978-0-19-860575-7), page 2668
  • 1993 [1940], Thomas, Clayton L. editor, Taber's Encyclopedic Medical Dictionary, edition 5th, Philadelphia, PA: F. A. Davis Company, ISBN 0-8036-8313-8, page 1: