malignant ectomesenchymoma

Pronunciation: (muh-LIG-nunt EK-toh-MEH-zen-ky-MOH-muh)

A rare, fast-growing tumor of the nervous system or soft tissue that occurs in children and young adults. Malignant ectomesenchymomas may form in the head and neck, abdomen, perineum, scrotum, or limbs. Also called ectomesenchymoma.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms

2007-03-16