terms related to benign & malignant neoplasms - chapter 3

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terms related to benign & malignant neoplasms - chapter 3
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  1. benign tumor of the cartilage, usually occurring in children and adolescents
    chondroma
  2. abnormal condition of bone growth. Also called hyperostosis and osteochondroma
    exostosis
  3. benign tumor of smooth muscle. the most common is in the uterus and termed a fibroid
    leionyoma
  4. benign bone tumor, usually of compact bone
    osteoma
  5. benign tumor of striated/voluntary/skeletal muscle
    rhabdomyoma
  6. malignant tumor of the cartilage. Occurs most frequently in adults
    chondrosarcoma
  7. malignant tumor of smooth muscle. most commonly appearing in the uterus
    leiomyosarcoma
  8. ***malignant tumor of bone. also called Ewing's sarcoma. most common children's bone cancer.
    ***osteosarcoma
  9. highly malignant tumor of skeletal muscle. also called rhabdosarcoma or rhabdomyoblastoma
    rhabdomyosarcoma

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