Definitions

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  • n. A fibroblastic sarcoma: a malignant tumor derived from fibrous connective tissue

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. In pathology, a tumor intermediate in character between a fibroma and a sarcoma.

Etymologies

fibro- +‎ sarcoma (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • In the sermon at All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church, Miller spoke about developing anaplastic high-grade fibrosarcoma at the age of 16.

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  • Pretty and well-liked, Astra Dell develops “anaplastic high-grade fibrosarcoma,” a rare connective-tissue cancer, at the start of her senior year of high school.

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  • If you paste “anaplastic high-grade fibrosarcoma” into a browser window, Google returns only one result, which involves the Unitarian minister Alison Miller, whom Schutt credits with inspiring this book.

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  • Wavelength dependence and dose-rate independence of UV radiation-induced immunologic unresponsiveness of mice to a UV-induced fibrosarcoma.

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  • Sorafenib is a tyrosine kinase inhibitor which inhibits not only the VEGF/PDGF receptors, but also the enzyme RAF (rapidly growing fibrosarcoma) kinase, a critical component of the RAF signaling pathway that controls cell division and proliferation.

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  • Song B, Liu Y, Wei L, et al. (2008) Effects of lentivirus-mediated HIF-1alpha knockdown on hypoxia-related cisplatin resistance and their dependence on p53 status in fibrosarcoma cells.

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  • HIF-1α-deficient fibrosarcoma cells (HT1080) displayed significantly enhanced sensitivity towards etoposide under ambient air, colon cancer (HCT116) and hepatoma (Hepa-1) cells failed to do so

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  • MiaPaCa-2 (human pancreatic cancer cell line), HT1080 (human fibrosarcoma cell line), FaDu

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  • Mouse fibrosarcoma WEHI 164 clone 13 (established by Rollinghoff and N.L. Warner) and COS-7 cells (established by Y. Gluzman) were gifts from T. Boon (Ludwig Institute for Cancer Research, Brussels, Belgium).

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  • A biopsy indicated that Léon had a fibrosarcoma, an aggressive form of cancer.

    GlobalResearch.ca

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