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(sárx, 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 978-0198605751), page 2668
  • Thomas, Clayton L., editor (1940) Taber's Encyclopedic Medical Dictionary, 5th edition, Philadelphia, PA: F. A. Davis Company, ISBN 0-8036-8313-8, published 1993, page 1