osteosarcoma, osteogenic sarcoma(noun)
malignant bone tumor; most common in children and young adults where it tends to affect the femur
A type of cancer of the bone
Osteosarcoma is an aggressive malignant neoplasm arising from primitive transformed cells of mesenchymal origin that exhibit osteoblastic differentiation and produce malignant osteoid. It is the most common histological form of primary bone cancer.
U.S. National Library of Medicine
A sarcoma originating in bone-forming cells, affecting the ends of long bones. It is the most common and most malignant of sarcomas of the bones, and occurs chiefly among 10- to 25-year-old youths. (From Stedman, 25th ed)
The numerical value of osteosarcoma in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of osteosarcoma in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
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They said this is the worst news I could give you; she had advanced osteosarcoma and it’s already in her lungs so you need to either take her leg today or put her down, i just didn’t want her to be gone one day when I came home.
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