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NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms



adenosarcoma  listen  (A-den-oh-sar-KOH-muh)

  A tumor that is a mixture of an adenoma (a tumor that starts in the gland-like cells of epithelial tissue) and a sarcoma (a tumor that starts in bone, cartilage, fat, muscle, blood vessels, or other connective or supportive tissue). An example of an adenosarcoma is Wilms tumor.