noun. malignant bone tumor; most common in children and young adults where it tends to affect the femur.
- osteogenic sarcoma
- osteo- (English)
- sarcoma (English)
Example sentences of the word osteosarcoma
1. Noun, singular or mass
The goal of canine osteosarcoma management is both to slow down metastasis and get rid of the tumor.
2. Verb, base form
Large and giant breed dogs, such as the American bulldog, are particularly vulnerable to osteosarcoma.
3. Verb, past participle
If the dog has osteosarcoma of the skull, he may exhibit problems with chewing or swallowing, facial swelling or nasal discharge.
By far the most common type of bone cancer in dogs is osteosarcoma (OSA), accounting for about 85 per cent of all cases of bone cancer.